How to Coach a Debate Team

How to Coach a Debate Team

by Thomas Jerome Baker

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How to Coach a Debate Team by Thomas Jerome Baker

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 skill.
2. Debate utilizes useful English.
3. It is a unique way to teach grammar.
4. It develops critical thinking skills.
5. It introduces global issues.
6. It develops research skills.

This book will give you insights into how to coach a successful debate team, and equally important, have a lot of fun while doing it...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781477532355
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/26/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 72
Sales rank: 673,321
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He is the Coordinator of the English Department at Colegio Internacional SEK in Santiago, Chile.

He is the Co-Founder and Co-Organiser of EdCamp Santiago: free, participant-driven, democratic, conversation based professional development for teachers, by teachers. EdCamp Santiago 2013 was held at Universidad UCINF in Santiago.

Thomas is also a past member of the Advisory Board for the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL), where he also serves as a reviewer and as the HETL Ambassador for Chile.

Thomas enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. He has written the following genres: romance, historical fiction, autobiographical, sports history/biography, and English Language Teaching.

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