VIDEO | Grade 12 History Students Debate

September 22, 2021

Grade 12 students in History class held a debate over the origins of the Cold War. The Diploma Programme students had to defend the Cold War starting in 1917 or 1945.

The class was broken up into teams and they debated for about 30 minutes. Watch two of those groups debate below and hear from the students about the learning experience.




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