Mootup assignments begin when a
teacher fills out the easy and simple
Create Debate form.
Codes are created and
distributed to each student.
At home or school, students
enter their code at Mootup.com
to log in to the assignment.
Students then see the details of
The first student in a pair to log
in gets to enter their Opening
Student B then writes their
Student identities are kept
anonymous in the student views.
Student A receives an email saying
its their turn to write another
Both students continue until they
complete the number of rounds
chosen by the teacher to complete the
assignment by the due date.
Mootup assignments can be:
• Short, done in only a day or two
• Long, over one or more weeks
It’s all up to the number of rounds and
due date chosen by the teacher.
The teacher can always see the
status of every student, even
seeing word counts.
During the assignment, the teacher
can begin reading the arguments.
This gives the teacher a wider
window to grade, not having to wait
until the due date to begin reading
what students have written.
In this format, students….
• Develop argumentative writing abilities
• Build critical thinking and reasoning skills
• Dig deeper into the subject matter
• Have fun
All while teachers….
• Save grading time
• Enjoy more motivated and engaged