Thinking Strategically

Lessons learned from XL 2.0

A second-year team went from never advancing to qualifying to NITOC. A second-year LD student qualified to NCFCA Nationals and received second at a National Open. A third-year debater consistently placed first at their tournament. A novice LD debater became second in...

Debater Spam is Like Email Spam

I have met not only parents and debaters, but even coaches that say something like the following: “It’s ok for one team to make bad arguments and quote evidence that shows only half the story, or leave out half the article’s points, because it is the...