Learn the basics of debate as you go head-to-head against classmates to discuss relevant topics.
This course introduces elementary students to parliamentary debate.
Debate topics are both challenging and directly relevant to students. The rule structure is less rigid than standard parliamentary debate rules.
Group exercises develop public speaking, critical reasoning, argument construction, rebuttal, and evidence presentation skills.
|Session I||6/13/2022 - 6/24/2022||Tysons||Afternoon|
|Session II||6/27/2022 - 7/8/2022||Chantilly||Afternoon|
|Session II||6/27/2022 - 7/8/2022||Reston||Afternoon|
|Session III||7/11/2022 - 7/22/2022||McLean||Afternoon|
|Session III||7/11/2022 - 7/22/2022||Vienna||Morning|
|Session IV||7/25/2022 - 8/5/2022||South Riding||Morning|
|Session IV||7/25/2022 - 8/5/2022||Tysons||Morning|
|Session V||8/8/2022 - 8/19/2022||McLean||Morning|
"My son really enjoyed this class. The instructor was superb and managed to ignite a passion for debate in my son."
- Neelam and Darshan K, Great Falls, VA
"My son enjoyed the debate topics; it is helpful to learn how justifications are made. The video recordings of the final debate are a good feature for the parents."
- Vidya O, Vienna , VA