Public Speaking & Debate Club - Beginners
Learners will gain self-confidence while practicing their public speaking and debate / argumentation skills using real-world and current event topics in this beginner class taught by national champions.
year old learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
55 minutes per class
This class is in high demand!
US Grade 3 - 6
Get $10 off your first class with coupon code: GREENBGDBT10 Did you know that public speaking is the number one fear for most people? Yet it's a necessary skill in nearly every profession and a crucial part of life in general. In this class, learners will overcome that fear by consistently practicing their public speaking and debate skills. The class will start by giving the students a topic. They will then have 5 minutes to curate a speech (no research needed) and deliver it during the...
Learners are encouraged to read a posted article about the topic before class so they can formulate their opinion and use facts to support their argument. This is encouraged but not required.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
When resources are provided, they will be from https://www.procon.org/ which is run by Britannica.
Hello! I'm Elizabeth Green. I'm honored to lead a small group of teachers with a passion for helping kids learn how to communicate confidently and effectively in public speaking situations. We all have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree with a...