Win More Arguments - Learn to Debate Mini-Series (Learners Vote on Topic)
In this one-time course students practice their persuasive powers in an effort to convince other learners that their stance is correct. This is a student-led, interactive experience with intentional but minimal guidance from the teacher.
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Do you want to win more arguments? This introductory course offers an opportunity to debate in an effort to practice academic discussion skills. Students will engage in a Lincoln-Douglas format debate while interacting with teammates and honing their discussion skills. Each piece of the lesson is student driven with minimal but intentional teacher guidance focused on offering as much talk time to students as possible. This is an introductory course meant to build confidence. Please...
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.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
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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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...