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New on Amazon – Paperback: How to Coach A Debate Team

How to Coach A Debate Team This book contains all you need to know to successfully coach a debate team. First, you may need to convince your students that debate is a good thing: 1. Debating ability is a valuable … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why Teaching Debate is A Good Idea

Teaching debate, in Chile, or anywhere else in the world, is a worthwhile endeavour. The purpose of this post is to share with you, the reader, my certainty about the value of debate. I will give only three reasons, as … Continue reading

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T is for Technology: “Tweeting is for the Birds… or, “2B Everywhere is 2B Nowhere”

In this post I will analyse the Great Debate at IATEFL 2011 in Brighton. To reconstruct the debate, I will use the notes of the debate as it was reported by the Roving Reporter who covered the debate. Elisabete Thess … Continue reading

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Scott Thornbury Asked Two Questions: 1. Is TEFL Really a Profession? 2. Is Teaching Even a Profession? (#CCK11) (#ELTChat) (#sirken)

Welcome to the debate. I can see the fire in your eyes, you’re ready to give your opinions, to share your facts, to state your truths. First, as in any good debate, we need to define our terms. Definitions are … Continue reading

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Teaching Debate in Chile

Posted in Debates, Education, EFL, Human Rights For NNEST ELT Teachers, Politics, Teaching Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment