An article from Yale Admissions Professor: Debaters have 22 – 60% higher opportunity to go into ivy league universities in the U.S. Page 2. 耶魯大學入學教授的一篇文章： 辯論學生有22 – 高60％的機會進入一流美國大學
An article about how debaters obtain better jobs, as employers are seeking for their skills.Page 2. 辯論學生獲得較好的工作因為老闆尋求他們的技能.
All Three Went to Harvard!
All Three Are Taiwanese!
All Three were Debaters!
Lanhee Chen also wrote all the campaign speeches for Governor Romney.
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Higher test scores, improved retention, and increased graduation/college admission
- Your School Doesn’t Have to Win Nationals
- Billman, J. (2008). Your school doesn’t have to win nationals: Pedagogical and practical benefits of forensics to educators and administrators. Rostrum, 82(8), 23-25.
Higher College admissions by a Yale Professor
- Forensics and College Admissions
- Luong, M. (2000). Forensics and college admissions. Rostrum, 75(3), 5-6.
Gains in writing and literacy Test Scores
- An Investigation into the Relationship Between Participation in Competitive Forensics and Standardized Test Scores
Peters, T. L. (2009). An investigation into the relationship between participation in competitive forensics and standardized test scores. Rostrum, 84(2), 37-51.
Gifted and talented education (GATE): acceleration, enrichment, and mentorship.
- Forensics Participation as Gifted and Talented Education
- Carroll, R. C. (2007, February). Forensics participation as gifted and talented education. Rostrum, 81(6), 31, 34-36.
Debate in the classroom leads to academic performance
- Assigned Advocacy, Argumentation, and Debate in High School Classrooms
- Wade, J.M. & Zorwick, L. W. (2009). Assigned advocacy, argumentation, and debate in high school classrooms. Rostrum, 83(8), 13-15.
The cognitive and academic benefits of forensics – speech and debate is critical to a well-rounded educational experience.
- Enriching Education
- National Forensic League. (2009). Enriching Education. Ripon, WI: Author.
Discipline and organization, writing and speaking skills, critical thinking, and resilience
- A Better Investment Not Found on Wall Street
- Carr, J.E. (2002). A better investment not found on Wall Street. Rostrum, 76(5), 25-26.
The importance of forensics on a broad level, covering such topics as emotional maturity, community engagement, political participation, productivity, and quality of life.
- Your Community Doesn’t Have to Win Nationals
- Billman, J. (2008). They don’t have to win nationals: The benefits of forensics to parents, communities, and society. Rostrum, 82(9), 97-99.
The benefits of forensics to students, regardless of their level of competitive success
- You Don’t Have to Win Nationals
- Billman, J. (2008). You don’t have to win nationals: Cognitive, professional, and interpersonal benefits of forensics to student participants. Rostrum, 82(7), 35-37.
The positive impacts of forensics on middle level students
- Powerful Preparation in the NJFL
- Billman, J. (2009). Powerful Preparation in the NJFL. NJFL Newsletter, 1(3), n.p.
The benefits of debate for school administrators and board members
- Letter in support of NFL speech and debate by Executive Director J. Scott Wunn.
- Wunn, J.S. (2012). Advocacy Letter. National Forensic League: Ripon, WI.
- Letter in support of NFL speech and debate by President William W. Tate, Jr.
- Tate, W. W. (2012). Advocacy Letter. National Forensic League: Ripon, WI.
- Letter in support of NFL speech and debate by Vice President Don Crabtree.
- Crabtree, D. (2012). Advocacy Letter. National Forensic League: Ripon, WI.
Benefits of debate education in teaching literacy
- Forensics Can Change Lives
- Shaw, E. (1995). Forensics Can Change Lives. English Journal, 84(7), 51-54.
Scholastic impacts of speech and debate
- Scholastic Benefits of Speech and Debate Activities
- National Forensic League. (2011). Scholastic Benefits of Speech and Debate Activities. Ripon, WI: Author.
The positive outcomes of forensic education
- Advocating Debate and Speech (Forensic) Education
- National Forensic League. (2010). Advocating Debate and Speech (Forensic) Education. Ripon, WI: Author.
Messages from the National Association of Secondary School Principals
- Forensics: Enhancing Civic Literacy and Democracy
- Briscoe, Shawn F. (May 2009). Forensics: Enhancing civic literacy and democracy. Principal Leadership, 9(9), 44-49.
- National Federation of State High School Associations gives a thorough, research-based defense of competitive speech and debate.
- Making the Case for Forensics
- Minch, K. (2006). The Value of Speech, Debate, and Theatre Activities: Making the Case for Forensics. Indianapolis, IN: National Federation of State High School Associations.