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25 Tips for Flowsheets by David Chesier Tips for new and not-so-new debaters
Debate Flowing Practice - A Musical Session A great activity to teach critical listening and flowing skills using contemporary songs (Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced speed options)
Debate Learning A website that functions as online textbook to help new debaters, or those who want to improve their skills. Video lessons are provided with activities for students to complete. It’s a super intro-level supplement for your novices! *Created by Daniel Stout, Assistant Coach of Johnson County Community College, Kansas
Kialo (Educators Version) - FREE A unique tool for teaching critical thinking and reasoned debate on-line. The world's largest argument mapping and debate site, specifically designed for classroom use. Its clear, visually compelling format makes it easy to follow the logical structure of a discussion. Educators can curate spaces for students to work through complex subjects together, while giving students the space to ask questions, discuss, and evaluate new ideas.
Lawyer Skills: Debate Resources A general resource introducing the concept of debate in all its many formats. Easily understandable by a younger audience. Link suggested by Carol Briggs and her student Amelia :) from South Carolina
Millennial Speech and Debate Founded in 2015, Millennial Speech & Debate offers an exceptional speech and debate education to students from around the world. Our mission is simple: To provide the best instruction and argument development support available so that students will experience both competitive success and be prepared for any career they choose in law, politics, science, academia, or industry. Our contributors bring decades of experience and competitive success to their work with students to help them meet their competitive goals. Our program of free and subscription-based instructional materials, summer camps, and online courses are all developed to enable you to be the best debater and person that you can be.
Monument Members Monument Members are speech and/or debate competitors who receive weekly releases of bestselling source material. These downloads consist of debate briefs, cases, resolutional articles, limited-preparation scrimmage assignments, and modeled speech scripts. By the end of the competitive season, a Monument Member will have been granted access to over 600 helpful downloads. Written by champions and their coaches, a Monument Membership makes speech and debate simple, successful and fun.
Open Evidence Project This a collection of files freely shared by the summer debate camps. Anyone can download these files, free of charge. Use them to teach debate, compete, or learn about the topic. Sponsored by The National Debate Coaches Association
Prepd - Debate Software Prepd's research tools level the playing field. The News Feed immediately auto-files 150,000+ articles from 54 different news sources. Beyond auto-filing, Prepd's Fast Catch Chrome extension allows you to save web articles with a single click. You can also drag and drop PDF files. Save up to 250,000 articles in Prepd.
The Forensics Files The Forensics Files (TFF) is a Texas partnership established in 2004. Our first year we started out producing topic files for Lincoln-Douglas debate. The following year we produced our first textbook. In 2006, we expanded our product line to include 3 more textbooks and workbooks, public forum topic files, CX topic files, and classroom posters.
The Univ. of KY - Theory Library A free, organized, comprehensive collection of writing related to the theory, practice, history, and values of debate.
Triumph Debate - Novice Worksheets Triumph Debate has put together over 50 practice worksheets, primarily aimed at new debaters, as well as a handy answer guide to help review answers. Our goal with these worksheets is to help teachers, coaches, and captains assist their younger members in learning debate!
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