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October 2, 2014 / compassioninpolitics

What skills can debate teach–springboards to learning

Debate as a way to teach x skill……
1) Writing
2) Research
3) Speaking
4) Objection answering/refutation
5) Critical thinking
6) Goal setting/being a champion leader (success)
7) Philosophy
8) Decision-making
9) Creativity/brainstorming
10) Productivity
11) Critical reading
12) Questioning
13) Self-reflection
14) Scenario planning/strategic thinking
15) Logic and reason
16) rhetoric
17) learning how to learn (see also reading)
18) conflict resolution/negotiation
19) grit and character and dicipline
20) failure/experimentation/innovation

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