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Jessie Chen

I am a former high school English teacher in the U.S. I am intrigued by all things worthy of my mental faculty.

2018-02-03 TOC China Accomplishments

This was the MOST COMPETITIVE tournament in Asia, as the results reflect the top 1% of debaters in China who were qualified to attend the TOC. There were 113 teams (226 students), and ADL’s highest seed (rank in the prelim) were: Brandon Chen/Kelly Phil (5:1), Yvette Tseng/ Ethan […]

2017 Taiwan Invitational US-Debate Championship Results

Schools Participated or Represented: SIS-Surabaya Intercultural School (Indonesia) LJHS-Lishan Junior High School (Hong Kong) BJHS-Binjiang Junior High School (China) DIS=Dominican Bilingual School FPS=Fuhsing Private School 復興實驗高級中學 HSN=The Affiliated Senior High School of National Taiwan Normal University 國立臺灣師範大學附屬高級中 IBST=International Bilingual School – Tainan ICT-Ivy Collegiate Academy, in Taichung KCB=Kang […]

2017 NSDA Taiwan Results!

Preliminary Results Top Students Before the Final Rounds  Not All Students are in the List Elementary Smart Debate Middle School LD Debate Middle School PF Debate High School LD Debate High School PF Debate High School Policy Debate – NSDA-Taiwan has been approved on January 5, 2017, by Scott Wunn, the Director of NSDA, and this event will happen this year! […]

2016-05-14 ADL Championship Winners Are: Brandon Chen & Allen Huang and Kelly Phil and Kevin Cheng!

Policy Debate Topic: Surveillance   High School Champions & Finalists: Brandon Chen & Allen Huang  – Champions Faye Shih & Kevin Chuang   –  Finalistis High School Top Speakers: Faye Shih – 85.1 speaker points Kevin Chuang – 84.9speaker points Brandon Chen – 73.2 speaker points Allen Huang – 73 speaker points       […]

2016-02 ADL Policy Debaters’ Impressive Results in the US!

Kelly Phil (TAS) & Kevin Cheng (MAT) Quarter Finalists at the University of Nevada Tournament! Rank 7 out of 21 Total Teams! Complete Results: https://www.tabroom.com/index/tourn/results/event_results.mhtml?tourn_id=4279&result_id=21566 Brandon Chen & Allen Huang (TAS) Octofinalist-Candidate at the Berkeley University Tournament! Rank 36 out of 124 Total Teams! Complete Results: https://www.tabroom.com/index/tourn/results/event_results.mhtml?tourn_id=4278&result_id=23241

2015-09-18 to 20 Yilan Policy Camp

To begin the start of the 2015-2016 Debate season, ADL has organized the Policy Debate Camp at Yilan.  Modeled off college debate teams’ start of the year prep, this camp was designed to replace what would normally be covered in the first month of classes to provide an opportunity for […]

G3, G5 Winter Reading & Writing Camp Exam Results: Most Scored 90 – 100%!

WARNING: Exam Scores do not reflect the intelligence of each student. Rather, it simply reflects the frequency of 3 simple elements: 1) Class Attendance, 2) Listening to Vocab Recordings, 3) Reading Aloud Vocab Speeder (JC’s Innovative Creation) 警告:考試成績並不反映學生的智能。 相反,它只是反映3個簡單原則: 1)出席率, 2)聽單詞錄音次數, 3)朗讀單詞速表次數(JC的創新) Grade 5 Reading & Writing Camp Results Grade 3 […]