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Speech and Debate Resources

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Speech — A short introduction Debate — A short introduction; how to get started in debate; how to research a topic; and general rules for debate National Homeschool Speech and Debate organization Homeschool Speech and Debate Discussion Loop — archives of group email exchanges from 1997 when homeschool speech and debate was just starting Bibliography […]

Homeschool Court

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

A new homeschool civics curriculum. Homeschool Court by Deborah Burton Homeschool Court publishes a student worktext, teacher edition and case summaries to enable the average homeschool parent to organize a mock trial class. In addition to the fun of participating as an attorney, judge, witness or jury member, the student will learn an amazing amount […]

The Writer’s Toolbox

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

What’s in your toolbox? A writer’s toolbox would be incomplete without a variety of rhetorical devices. Rhetorical devices were first examined by the rhetoricians of ancient Greece. Writers and speakers have been honing these devices ever since in their search for clarity and beauty in language. Discover these tools for yourself in thirty short, enjoyable […]

Training Minds Ministry

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Training Minds Ministry seeks to “train minds for action” as mandated in 1 Peter 1:13. Students and parent-coaches are trained in the arts of debate, extemporaneous speaking, apologetics and impromptu. The ministry hosts debate camps for competitors participating in the National Christian Forensics and Communications Association, the nation’s fastest growing forensics league exclusively offered to […]


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