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Win More Arguments - Learn to Debate Introductory Class (Age Range 8-10)
In this one-time course students will learn how to turn their arguments into academic debates in order to increase the chances of persuading listeners. Students apply the technique in an active debate with teacher feedback and guidance.
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Do you want to win more arguments? This introductory course offers an opportunity to debate and discuss low stakes topics in an effort to practice academic discussion skills. Students will discuss the difference between arguing with an opponent and debating by brainstorming ideas for convincing parents to change household rules. Students will then engage in mini-debates that walk them through the Lincoln-Douglas format, teaching them to organize ideas, communicate professionally and defend...
Teacher Education & Training: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University - Graduated December 2015. Certifications from the state of Texas: Core Subjects Grades 4-8 (Current) Core Subjects Grades EC-6 (Current) English Language Arts and Reading Grades 4-8 (Current) English as a Second Language Supplemental Grades EC-8 (Current) Teacher Experience: Middle School English Teacher in Texas Public Schools (August 2016- May 2020) Public speaking skills are a part of the curriculum for Texas ELAR standards. 6th Grade English Language Arts and Reading Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills Section B (1) Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, discussion, and thinking--oral language. The student develops oral language through listening, speaking, and discussion. The student is expected to: (A) listen actively to interpret a message, ask clarifying questions, and respond appropriately; (B) follow and give oral instructions that include multiple action steps; (C) give an organized presentation with a specific stance and position, employing eye contact, speaking rate, volume, enunciation, natural gestures, and conventions of language to communicate ideas effectively; and (D) participate in student-led discussions by eliciting and considering suggestions from other group members, taking notes, and identifying points of agreement and disagreement.
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55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
CURRENLY TAKING A SABBATICAL TO SPEND TIME WITH YOUNG CHILDREN. BEST OF LUCK IN YOUR ACADEMIC ENDEAVORS! Experienced Teacher Focused on ELAR, Debate and STEAM Classes
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135 total reviews
131 completed classes
CURRENLY TAKING A SABBATICAL TO SPEND TIME WITH YOUNG CHILDREN. BEST OF LUCK IN YOUR ACADEMIC ENDEAVORS! Hi Y'all! My name is Lindsey Boevers and I taught middle school reading in Texas public schools for 4 years prior to making the switch to...