Elementary Debate 5-6

Learn the basics of debate as you go head-to-head against classmates to discuss relevant topics.

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 2022 Elementary Debate 5-6 Class Sections

In-Person Locations

Session Dates Location Time
Session I 6/13/2022 - 6/24/2022 Tysons Afternoon
Session II 6/27/2022 - 7/8/2022 Reston Afternoon
Session III 7/11/2022 - 7/22/2022 McLean Afternoon
Session III 7/11/2022 - 7/22/2022 Vienna Morning
Session IV 7/25/2022 - 8/5/2022 South Riding Morning
Session IV 7/25/2022 - 8/5/2022 Tysons Morning
Session V 8/8/2022 - 8/19/2022 McLean Morning

"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