Elementary Debate 5-6

This course introduces elementary students to parliamentary debate.

Debate topics are both challenging and directly relevant to students. The rule structure is less rigid than standard parliamentary debate rules.

Group exercises develop public speaking, critical reasoning, argument construction, rebuttal, and evidence presentation skills.

Summer 2021 Elementary Debate 5-6 Class Sections

Session Dates Location Time
Session I 6/14/2021 - 6/25/2021 Online Afternoon
Session I 6/14/2021 - 6/25/2021 Vienna Morning
Session II 6/28/2021 - 7/9/2021 Chantilly Afternoon
Session III 7/12/2021 - 7/23/2021 Online Morning
Session III 7/12/2021 - 7/23/2021 Tysons Morning
Session IV 7/26/2021 - 8/6/2021 Ashburn Afternoon
Session IV 7/26/2021 - 8/6/2021 McLean Afternoon
Session IV 7/26/2021 - 8/6/2021 Vienna Afternoon
Session V 8/9/2021 - 8/20/2021 Dulles Afternoon
Session V 8/9/2021 - 8/20/2021 Online Morning
Session V 8/9/2021 - 8/20/2021 Reston Afternoon

"My son really enjoyed this class. The instructor was superb and managed to ignite a passion for debate in my son."

- Neelam and Darshan K, Great Falls, VA

"My son enjoyed the debate topics; it is helpful to learn how justifications are made. The video recordings of the final debate are a good feature for the parents."

- Vidya O, Vienna , VA