Betty Trevino-RothManager, School and Teacher Programsbtrevinoroth@esuus.org(212) 818-1200, ext. 246
Annelise NussbacherEducation Assistantanussbacher@esuus.org(212) 818-1200, ext. 212
Why debate for middle school students?
What is a League?
What do we receive?
What else does it cost?
What else does the school provide?
Who administers the program?
How do we get started?
Register your school for the 2018-2019 season!
Ban Boxing Sample Debate (YouTube)
Teachers' Guide to the Middle School Public Debate Program
Judging Guide and Rubric
Basics of Effective Argumentation
Basics of Effective Refutation
Debate Flow Sheet
For more information on the benefits of debate, see: Debating the Evidence, an ESU International Research Report
For further resources, visit www.middleschooldebate.com
All MSPDP coaches should familiarize themselves with the tab software that will be used for the 2018-2019 season.
Download the tab program
Program runs through Microsoft Excel for Windows 10
For more information on the tab program, download the tab manual
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