Why is it that we have opinions? Some have fervently strong opinions, whilst others equally thrive on the fence “not minding”. Essentially, opinions are nuggets of information which may cause action and but also allow inaction. 702 more words
Tags » Debating
Registration for SPARK’s March 2014 tournament is now open.
A friendly reminder to all debaters:
- Participants must be secondary school students. (Y7-13, G6-12)
- Participants should understand a SPARK debating tournament is quite demanding and evaluate their own skills before joining. 231 more words
Ah, debating. I like debating. Unfortunately, the other kids in our faculty (a faculty is like a house, think of it as Ravenclaw or Slytherin or even Hufflepuff if you’re feeling particularly mean) seem to think that it’s ok to go on about how me and my friend have to win when… 130 more words
I have read a few posts recently about the value of debating in a school and wanted to add to the posts already here with another cry for debating to be taught as a discreet skill and not forced to flower amongst the weeds and detritus of a lunchtime club. 265 more words