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Debate: Should Marijuana Be Legal For Medical Purposes?

If your doctor says you need marijuana, because of some legitimate medical condition, it should be legal, right? That’s the proposition that voters in Imperial Beach, San Diego County, will be voting on in November, according to the Imperial Beach … Continue reading

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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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Exitosa primera fase del Torneo de Debates en Inglés se realizó en el Bio Bio

Exitosa primera fase del Torneo de Debates en Inglés se realizó en el Bío Bío Fuente: Mineduc – Programa Ingles Abre Puertas (PIAP) En las jornadas participaron más de 240 estudiantes de Enseñanza Media, quienes representaron a 34 establecimientos de … Continue reading

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Video – Sample Debate with Judge’s Decision: Colegios de Iquique debaten en inglés

This house believes that the internet is the new opiate of the masses” es el tema sobre el cual basaron su exposición los equipos de 6 colegios en el Torneo de Debates de Inglés que organiza el Programa Inglés Abre … Continue reading

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En Coyhaique se realizó la primera ronda del Torneo de Debates en Inglés

En Coyhaique se realizó la primera ronda del Torneo de Debates en Inglés En la actividad participaron 24 estudiantes, que representaron a 4 establecimientos de diversas comunas de la Región de Aysén 06 / septiembre / 2011 Fotografía: Estudiantes del … Continue reading

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What Does A Debate Coach Do?

You just found out you’re going to coach your school debate team. You’re thrilled, right? Well, if you’re like most debate coaches I have met, you got the job by being told you were going to be the debate coach. … 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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Teaching Debate in Chile

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