The Benefits of Speech & Debate Flyer
Many coaches and teams utilize statistics regarding the benefits of Speech & Debate at team nights, parent nights, Board Meetings, meetings with school administrators, and more. Triumph Debate put together this handout that teams & coaches can pass out to students, parents, administrators and more. In order to download, simply right click the image below and hit “Save”!
McMath, A. (2016, August). Attitudes of advanced placement teachers
toward debate: Meeting the 21st century critical-thinking needs of gifted secondary students.
Luong, M. (2000, November). Forensics and college admissions. Rostrum, 75(3), 5-6.
Matlon, R. J., & Keele, L. M. (1984). A Survey of Participants in the National Debate Tournament, 1947–1980. Argumentation and Advocacy, 20(4), 194–205. doi: 10.1080/00028533.1984.11951265
Sharpe, R. (1999, April 16). Beating the Ivy League Odds: Choosing ‘Angle’ Over Breadth. https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB924216969441458339
Larson, E. W., & Fine, G. A. (2002). Gifted Tongues: High School Debate and Adolescent Culture. Contemporary Sociology, 31(1), 94. doi:10.2307/3089451
NSDA Scholarships Page: https://www.speechanddebate.org/scholarships/