Blogs

18
Mar 2019

HOW DEBATING HELPS YOU DO BETTER AT SCHOOL

I’m an English teacher, and I can always tell which of my students does debating, from the clarity and rigour of their writing.

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11
Mar 2019

Using debating to mark special days 

The last week has seen World Book Day and International Women’s Day. This week is British Science Week and World Speech Day is on Thursday...

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03
Dec 2018

Christmas Debating Activities

We’ve been feeling festive at Noisy Classroom this week and have compiled some of our favourite debating activities. All with a little Christmas twist of course! ..

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05
Nov 2018

The Power of Stories

In this week’s blog post, I’ve been thinking about the power of stories and how we might use those stories within debates.      A..

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01
Oct 2018

Debating for adults: why it’s never too late to learn

Today’s guest blogger is Tony Koutsoumbos, the founder and Director of the Great Debaters Club, the UK’s only membership organisation and debate training programme for adults...

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18
Sep 2018

How Debate Can Help Students Find Their Voice

Today’s guest blogger is Min Moultrie, a member of the Customer Support team at Tassomai. Tassomai is an intelligent learning program that helps students achieve..

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10
Sep 2018

Five ways for debaters to improve

Tara Sallis was on the England Schools Debating Team in 2017 and is an undergraduate at Oxford University. On this guest blog she discusses five..

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03
Sep 2018

What does debating offer students?

Tara Sallis was on the England Schools Debating Team in 2017 and is an undergraduate at Oxford University. On this guest blog she discusses the..

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27
Aug 2018

Impromptu Debating for Beginners

Tara Sallis was on the England Schools Debating Team in 2017 and is an undergraduate at Oxford University. On this guest blog she shares her..

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06
Jun 2018

How to help students with tiny voices be heard

We are often asked by teachers how to help pupils who are so quiet that they cannot be heard when they speak. Our guest blogger this..

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