Speech and Debate Introductory classes For incoming 2-5 graders, and taught by our middle schooler and high schooler Young Coaches. Each class is 40 mins. 4 classes in one session.Register at: https://tinyurl.com/dteyouth Small donation asked, each session has limited seats. Please register early to join. Throughout the 2020 summer we offered and delivered total 8 classes by 4 young coaches to over 50 students. These students learned the basics of some speech events, had a great time connecting with the young coaches and fellow students. Our “Youth Club” Members: Speech and Debate: Coach Ellie, Coach Ethan, Coach Amanda, Coach Mark Coding: TA Danny, TA Jim,Read More →

Congratulations to everyone! SPEECH AWARDS! (MUN and Debate awards will be announced at 5:30 on 8/9/2020) Elementary Storytelling Gold Amber Nguyen Silver Bella Tan Bronze Ean Manalasta | Vivienne Hadi Elementary Impromptu Gold Dora Zhang | Grace Ableser-Jaffe | Gloria He | Anya Luo Silver Raina Zhang | Bella Tan | Luc Chen Bronze David Lim | Pyron Tan | Hugo Liu | Vienna Li Elementary SPAR Gold Braden Yan | Anya Luo | Jeremy Lee | Mason Li Silver Kendrick Kim | Delan Motakeg | Connor Wang | Sean Shu | Grace. Ableser-Jaffe | David Lim | Raina Zhang Bronze Luc Chen| Dora ZhangRead More →

Skill: Research Competence Students research constantly throughout the classes. Topics are designed to be interesting and accessible for students, creating additional incentives. Students research in a variety of accessible media and learn to share their research with other teammates through synthesis and summary, thereby exercising writing skills as well. Skill: Public Speaking The classes helps students to develop an optimal mix of impromptu and extemporaneous speaking skills. Oral literacy is developed through informed practice and repetition. Students gain confidence in otherwise intimidating speaking situations by preparing in advance by learning speaking techniques and conducting research on issues. Skill: Media Literacy Because students must consult andRead More →