Speech and Debate
“Children are not getting the cognitive and social stimulation that they would normally get outside their home” ~ Dr. Michelle Aguilar
There exists a dilemna where in the lives of both children and parents become increasingly unpredictable and hectic. With busy schedules and the stressful demands of school, kids are finding less and less time to socialize, play, and learn.
Driving kids to and from their various activities is no small task, and with breakouts of pandemics coming and going, the lives and schedules of both parents and their kids become unstable and hard to manage.
Telegraph Speech and Debate seeks to provide students the opportunity to learn and socialize in a way that is fun, engaging, and consistent. With free online tournaments, coupled with trophies and monetary prizes, we give kids a fun, light way to enrich their lives outside of school.
What is Debate?
Extramural debate competitions are a combination of three important skills:
The Study of Logic
The Art of Persuasion
By creating an efficient practice system that provides as much one-on-one work between an educator and student as possible, Debate Tournaments provides efficient practice opportunities that help students thrive.
State and national award winners have a 22% to 30% higher acceptance rate at top tier colleges and being captain of the debate team "improved an applicant's chances by more than 60%.
Telegraph classes follow a four-pillar model meant to enrich the learning experience with values that tend to be overlooked in traditional K-12 education.
Our learning method emphasizes improving students' capacity for: