Student Presidential Debate Contest

imageWednesday marks the first Presidential Candidate Debate. Certainly, a lot of our kids will just change the channel, go back to playing video games, or otherwise tune out when they’re at home. How can we as educators use this historical event as a learning activity within our classrooms?

The National Forensic League has launched a contest, “allowing students to weigh in on some of the biggest issues facing our country right now.” (Read the details here)


I learned of this contest through Richard Byrne’s excellent blog, Free Tech For Teachers