https://youtu.be/wNial88FHh0 There are countless ways to writing a speech, but I have found the SCORRE Method to be the absolute best for academic speakers and debaters. This video breaks down the … [Read more...] about How to Write Champion Speeches — Even on the Fly (Video)
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https://youtu.be/it6msvJ46p0 Extemp is a limited preparation event that gives students three prompts from which to choose. The prompts task the "extemper" to answer a question or opine on a news … [Read more...] about 3 Essential Habits of Champion Extempers (Video)
https://youtu.be/kSabLY1rXQ4 Competitive apologetics is a popular speech event at homeschool tournaments. Competitors gather and are assigned specific apologetics prompts from which they prepare a … [Read more...] about What Is “Competitive” Apologetics?
https://youtu.be/6DfjB3YIZoY Now this video is a little different than most of my videos. I usually talk with people who are already involved in speech and debate, but this video talks to people … [Read more...] about 3 Things You MUST Know to Be in Homeschool Speech & Debate (VIDEO)
Wendy and I consider ourselves a "speech and debate family," meaning we structure much of our lives around speech and debate. It's a wonderful life! Watch my YouTube Video on the Five Fundamentals of … [Read more...] about 5 Principles of a Speech and Debate Family
Caspian is our latest (11th) grandchild. The precious little guy is suffering from an infection on the exterior of his skull that has doctors puzzled. Would you care to donate to help his parents … [Read more...] about Little Caspian