2023 Winter - Middle School Debate

The Power of DEBATE Debate is the activity that brings the art of reading, thinking and speaking together in one place. Debate is a valuable activity to create leaders. Leading requires intelligence, vision, empathy, efficiency, and resolve. Participating in and studying debate cultivates these essential leadership skills in youth. What will you learn?
  • Basic presentational skills
  • The difference between persuading and informing
  • How to construct persuasive arguments
  • Basic research skills to provide support for arguments, along with an introduction to logical reasoning.
This class provides students the fundamental skills to effectively evaluate and analyze arguments.

Ms. Nierman

My name is Ms. Nierman and I will be teaching this public speaking/speech class. I am a 4th grade teacher at a local school and have been a part of the speech community for 13 years. I debated in high school and college and currently coach high school debate, as well as judge forensics. I am always up for learning and trying new things; food, places, and hobbies. I encourage my students to have that same open-minded mentality by being inquisitive learners.

COURSE FEATURES

Enrollment Status

Open

Price

$280

Grade

G6-G8

Max Enrollment

10

Dates

February 5, 2023 – May 14, 2023

Time

Every Sunday
09:00 am EST – 10:30 am EST

Note

No class on 2/19, 3/26, and 4/9. Register two or more classes and receive $10 off each class.

Location

Online

Duration

12 week