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Debate Benefits

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 score higher on standardized exams.Other Pages辯論學生的成績在標準考試高。

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!

三個都進了哈佛!

三個都是台灣人!

三個都是學了辯論!

  Document proving Lan Hee Chen was a debater
Lanhee Chen also wrote all the campaign speeches for Governor Romney.

More from Other Sources

Higher test scores, improved retention, and increased graduation/college admission

Higher College admissions by a Yale Professor

Gains in writing and literacy 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.

Debate in the classroom leads to academic performance

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

The importance of forensics on a broad level, covering such topics as emotional maturity, community engagement, political participation, productivity, and quality of life.

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

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

Scholastic impacts of speech and debate

The positive outcomes of forensic education

Messages from the National Association of Secondary School Principals


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