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Thinking About the Three Minute Summary

Thinking About the Three Minute Summary

Download the DebateUS PF app with the new NSDA times (3 minute Summary, 4 minutes Prep). The app is available on the Apple Store and the Google Play store.  Our standard timer also has the traditional times.         As most students have finished competing and many are preparing for camp and thinking about next year, it is important to think about how the NSDA’s new three minute

(Teacher) NSDA PF Big Tech Topic Teacher’s Guide Lesson I — Understanding the Topic — Sample

Lesson Plan/Map The goal of the lesson(s) is to have students gain a basic understanding of the core arguments on the topic.  Depending on the time available to you, you can work with the students over 1-3 courses. Objectives The objective of the lesson(s) is to have students gain an understanding of critical topic concepts. Common Core Learning Standards CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and

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Inches and Seconds: How To Get the Most out of Prep Time — Will Amorosana

Games are one of the most integral parts of our modern society. Between sports, video games, and even the many applications of game theory to business, politics, and various social issues, many problems can be solved by examining how best to use the rules of the game to your advantage. Debate is no different. One of the most integral parts of debate is taking advantage of your time. Of course,

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Winning Debate Tournaments — Conrad Palor

Winning a debate tournament is no easy endeavor. It is a goal that many debaters strive to accomplish, yet a goal that few achieve. As such, it is critical to note that there is no magical formula that goes into winning a tournament, rather, winning a tournament is a collection of best practices, that when applied in the right circumstances can set the foundations necessary for success. Gathering from my