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Friday, February 5 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Bring Debating to your Social Studies or Humanities Classroom!

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Tired of hearing yourself talk? Want your students to be engaged and passionate about what they are learning? Want your students to think critically and build research, writing and speaking skills? This session will walk you through how to bring debating into your classroom for beginners and experienced students! Activities include a video showing what great debating looks like, templates and guides for your students to help support them during the planning, research, writing and speaking phases of this process. Your students will be actively engaged in their learning and WANT to do this again and again! They will have opportunities to put themselves into current events and history and advocate regarding the situation that before they merely read about! Lots of humanities and science cross curricular opportunities! You will walk away with complete packages and resources.

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Joanna Zakus

Joanna has a BA History and a BEd Secondary Social Studies. She has been teaching primarily social studies and humanities for the last 16 years at the junior high level. Joanna currently is a teacher at a middle school with the Calgary Board of Education. She focuses on interactive... Read More →

Friday February 5, 2021 10:15am - 11:15am MST
Virtual Room 31 (Social Studies)
  Social Studies / Études sociales  Language Arts / Arts Langagier
  • Language of Presentation English
  • Grade Focus 7-12
  • Room Details Virtual Room Maximum Capacity - 300
  • Grade Focus 44537
  • Tags English