The Research is overwhelming. Kids who participate in debate show improvement in: academics, critical thinking, confidence, communication and cultural awareness.
DebateAble's uses debate to develop kids' critical thinking, public speaking, teamwork and empathy. DebateAble lessons, games, videos and activities offer step by step guidance for teaching kids how to formulate and present both sides of any argument, and listen and respond to the arguments of others.
97% of parents surveyed say the DebateAble Program met or exceeded their expectations
84% of parents reported an increase in one or more of these qualities in their children: Critical Thinking, Public Speaking, Self-Confidence
"It's a complete package. It’s affordable. It’s age appropriate. It leaves room for the coach to learn and customize. It’s repeatable without getting boring."
- Namitha Pai. IT professional, mom, first-time debate coach
Your DebateAble Membership includes everything you need to teach debate to upper elementary and middle school students-- in the classroom, after-school, at camps or homeschools.
Since 2012, DebateAble has empowered thousands of young debaters to speak with confidence and civility. Our program was developed so that anyone with or without debate experience- can do the same!
After School Club Leaders Love It!
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Teachers Love It!
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Parents Love It!
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Principals Love It!
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CREATIVE THINKING PUBLIC SPEAKING COLLABORATIVE TEAMWORK EMPATHY CIVIL DISCOURSE