Getting back to school? Keeping it all in balance, including keeping your grades up, if a huge part of succeeding in debate! There’s some excellent tips on today’s Scientific American. Our favorite is below the fold: [..]
Missed our free Lincoln-Douglas workshop on August 24? Just because you can’t make the trip to Dallas doesn’t mean you can’t benefit from our instructor’s stellar resources! You can find Kris Wright’s handout and reading list below the fold: [..]
Want to attend Debate Central’s workshop series but aren’t sure you’ll be able to make it? You now have more time! We’ve extended the deadline to register for our September 7th FREE workshop until 12pm on Tuesday, September 3rd. [..]
This year, we’re fortunate to welcome back some excellent lecturers for our Free Debate Workshop Series as well as introduce some new faces! If you were on the fence about attending our free workshops August 24 and September 7, we’re certain you can’t turn down a chance to hear from this impressive group! [..]
The National Center for Policy Analysis and Debate Central are proud to announce the 2013-2014 Young Patriots Essay Contest!
The Young Patriots Essay Contest is designed to challenge high school students to creatively solve problems in the realm of public policy through the art of writing. We assign a controversial topic each year and only THREE winners are chosen out of hundreds of essay submissions. [..]
It’s (almost) resolution day! If the Twitter-verse is to be believed, many of you were anxiously anticipating the publication of the new Public Forum and Lincoln Douglas topics. We were right there with you: [..]
One of the most difficult things to teach is how to predict the topic. Today, we’re teaming up with Sarah Spring, Director of Debate at the University of Houston, to put together your fool-proof guide to assessing the “known unknowns” at the beginning of the season. You can find it below the fold. [..]