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How to Encourage (Healthy) Classroom Debate

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    Sarah Norris

In a video from Harvard's Graduate School of Education, Molly Dill from Springfield Renaissance shares her teaching practice.

Molly DIll teaches twelfth-grade Economics and Government at the Springfield Renaissance School in Springfield, MA, and she takes seriously the responsibility for helping students grow into informed, engaged members of society and the electorate. 

In this video from Harvard GSE’s “Usable Knowledge” series, Dill explains how she prepares students for classroom debate in a way that acknowledges the emotionality of debate topics but keeps the discussion grounded in evidence. 

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