Reading List Interested in learning more about oracy and debating? We’ve gathered together books, blogs, websites, articles and videos for you to read (and watch). Books The Noisy Classroom: Developing Debate and Critical Oracy in Schools was written by our Director, Debbie Newman and published by Routledge in September 2019. The book explores The Noisy Classroom philosophy in more detail and is full of practical ideas and activities for developing debate and critical oracy in schools. Available on Amazon Pros and Cons: A Debaters Handbook is a introduction to many classical debate topics, summarising arguments on both sides of topical global debates. The most recent edition was edited by Debbie Newman. Available on Amazon More recommended reading: Don’t Call it Literacy! by Geoff Barton Transforming Teaching and Learning Through Talk by Amy Gaunt and Alice Stott Closing the Vocabulary Gap by Alex Quigley Words that Win: How to win the debates that matter by Lewis Iwu Many Sides: Debate Across The Curriculum by Alfred Snider The State of Speaking in Our Schools by Will Millard and Loic Menzies Speaking Frankly: The Case for Oracy Across The Curriculum by The English-Speaking Union and Voice 21 Videos What does debating have in common with magic? Amanda Moorghen TedX Youth @ Hampton Court House 26th June 2014 Debating the education gap Lewis Iwu TedX London July 2016 Blogs, websites and articles The Debatifier Debating for Everyone The English-Speaking Union – What is Oracy?