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Public Speaking/Debate

Enrichment Course in Public Speaking/Debate
Saturday – March 5th from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Imperatore Library
Students Grades 4, 5, 6

In our academic program, our young scholars experiment with developing confidence and a presence on the stage or organizing and presenting a convincing argument based on evidence. In the Debate workshop, participants will learn to argue their points of view, incorporate evidence, and study techniques that will make them great debaters. They will review the structure and organization of a debate, select topics, and prepare arguments to present to an audience of parents.

Registration for this program is open to students (Grades 4, 5, 6) who attend public and private schools in our area. To complete the online registration form for the Enrichment Course in Public Speaking and Debate, click here.

Lead Workshop Facilitator: Scott Levy
Scott Levy has been a constant figure here at the Dwight-Englewood Enrichment program for the past 20 years. He is responsible for creating the popular Debate and Verdict classes, as well as writing the curriculum for the Literary Skills enrichment course. He also teaches a high-energy theater class.

During the school year, Mr. Levy teaches at Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School in Wyckoff, NJ. At Eisenhower, he serves as an 8th grade language arts teacher, the theater director and the publisher of the school newspaper. Mr. Levy produces two school plays and several editions of the school paper throughout the year.

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