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5 Reasons Schools Should Teach Debate to Students

by Erik Fogel | Aug 20, 2016 12:37:19 AM |

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"According to Dr. Shelly Johnson, author of Everyday Debate, “developing a debater’s mind will help [individuals] think more critically about the world around,” while also “enabling [individuals] to cut through all of the facts and words to find the truth or error in people’s arguments.” Given the state of public discourse today, do we need to do a better job teaching our children to debate in a logical and civil manner?"

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