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Debate Champion Uses Home School Debate as Tool for Strengthening Academic Skills

Debate Champion Uses Home School Debate as Tool for Strengthening Academic Skills

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Published by Holly Craw
Matthew du Mée understands the values and character qualities that one learns through debate team. Participants must learn to think clearly and present arguments concisely. They must be able to quickly assess the other person's perspective and formulate a response that follows proper logic, and they must be attentive to the interaction on many different levels. All of these are superb attributes needed by lawyers. These skills and more were mastered by du Mée when on debate teams at Patrick Henry College and Harvard Law School, evidenced by his many wins in competitions for debate and moot court.
Matthew du Mée understands the values and character qualities that one learns through debate team. Participants must learn to think clearly and present arguments concisely. They must be able to quickly assess the other person's perspective and formulate a response that follows proper logic, and they must be attentive to the interaction on many different levels. All of these are superb attributes needed by lawyers. These skills and more were mastered by du Mée when on debate teams at Patrick Henry College and Harvard Law School, evidenced by his many wins in competitions for debate and moot court.

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Published by: Holly Craw on Dec 21, 2011
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Debate champion uses homeschool debate as tool for strengthening academic skills

Matthew du Mée understands the values and character qualities that one learns through debate team. Participants must learn to think clearly and present arguments concisely. They must be able to quickly assess the other person's perspective and formulate a response that follows proper logic, and they must be attentive to the interaction on many different levels. All of these are superb attributes needed by lawyers. These skills and more were mastered by du Mée when on debate teams at Patrick Henry College and Harvard Law School, evidenced by his many wins in competitions for debate and moot court. Read More

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