The Great Debates: Exploring High School Policy Debate

The Great Debates: Exploring High School Policy Debate

The people I immediately know are going to quit the team come to the first meeting and ask, “Can I join the debate club?” I…

3 Ways to Get Really Good at Public Speaking

3 Ways to Get Really Good at Public Speaking

With the new school year coming up as it always does, a series of other activities tag along for the ride. Taking tests, reading assignments,…

4 Tips for Awesome Public Speaking

4 Tips for Awesome Public Speaking

“Do I have any volunteers?” Ugh, that dreaded question. Projects can be a lot of fun because they allow for creativity, yet many students cringe…

MUN = FUN: 6 Reasons Why Everyone Should Do Model UN

MUN = FUN: 6 Reasons Why Everyone Should Do Model UN

So you’re a college (or high school) student looking for a fun club to join. You’re at orientation, and you’re walking around the school’s club…

4 Basic Life Skills High Schools Should Teach Students (But Don’t)

4 Basic Life Skills High Schools Should Teach Students (But Don’t)

If you’re like me, you’re legally an adult but terrified of actually doing ‘adult’ things. I feel there’s plenty of us who sail through high…

Beyond Bashful: 8 Concrete Ideas for Shy People

Beyond Bashful: 8 Concrete Ideas for Shy People

Shyness must be the world’s most common irrational fear. It’s sort of strange when you think about it—why would so many people be afraid of…

The Art of Presentations

The Art of Presentations

Presentations: one of the most nerve wrecking things we have to do in school and in life. Most of us would turn to the trusty…

Writer? Speaker? Check Out Slam Poetry!

Writer? Speaker? Check Out Slam Poetry!

The all-too-shallow days of Shakespearean sonnets are over. Those countless, precious hours you spent deciphering the meter or the rhyme scheme or the whatever of…

Emerging Leaders: How Leadership Clubs Improve Your Life

Emerging Leaders: How Leadership Clubs Improve Your Life

Many high school students today are focused on obtaining a leadership position in a school club or sport. Editor-in-chief of the school newspaper. President of…

The Importance of Speaking Up

The Importance of Speaking Up

My earliest memory of being encouraged to speak up was in second grade. My teacher used a card system to track how often we would…

I Accidentally Joined Debate

I Accidentally Joined Debate

Do you have a knack for public speaking? Will you argue a point until you’re blue in the face? Can you say 900 words per…

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