The MSPDP offers four major kinds of resources to teachers: textbooks, a teacher's guide, videos and supplemental handouts. All of the resources on this page are free and may be shared with attribution.

If you generate additional resources (graphic organizers, syllabi, etc.) that you wish to share with the community, please email them to MSPDP Co-Director Kate Shuster (kate.shuster[at] for placement on this page.

Key Resources

Garden State Debate League President Dee Burek has assembled a series of lessons showing how the MSPDP maps onto the Common Core.

Play a whole class debate game with Tennis Debates!

Supplemental Resources

Speak Up! is our brand new textbook, suitable for middle and high school students. With all-new content for 2015.

Still in print - the world's bestselling middle school debate textbook - Speak Out! - a comprehensive guide despite updated rules.

Speaking and listening strategies for classes across the secondary curriculum - written by teachers for teachers.

Video Resources