Spring Launch | Awards List - Amazing January Results | New Classes @ ModernBrain

all classes awards new classes Jan 24, 2021
ModernBrain Speech and Debate Awards

Spring Launch - New Classes and Tournament Results

New Classes - Philosophy and D&D

6th-12th

Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy roleplaying game where students pretend to be characters inspired by fiction like Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, and Percy Jackson. The University of Melbourne reported in 2019 that students who play role-playing games like this “have higher cognitive abilities than the average population…[including] comprehension, spelling, attention span, and critical thinking.” Philosophy and DND adds a layer of ethical thought experiments to the game, where students will first play the game and then discuss the real-life implications and philosophical basis for the challenges they encountered in the game.

 

We are off and running! Congratulations, thanks for all your hard work during the winter break! You are part of an incredible group. January wasn't just one star, it was 21 different students winning 47 awards. And we still have 2 more tournaments left in January. We are so proud of the teamwork. 

If you haven't started to compete yet, don't worry, there are many opportunities and we know how great our new students are. Your teachers let us know every day. We are excited to see you grow.

 

Here are the results from our first 2 weeks of the spring session.  

 

Highlights 

Shreya - James Logan Varisty Oratory Champion!

 

Students coached by ModernBrain coaches now have 56 bids to NIETOC and The TOC for this competition season.

 

Spring will heat up quickly. Keep up the great work!

 

 

 

 

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