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Philosophy for Young Children: A Practical Guide Berys Gaut

Philosophy for Young Children: A Practical Guide

Berys Gaut

Published August 19th 2011
ISBN : 9786613460998
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129 pages
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With this book, any teacher can start teaching philosophy to children today!Co-written by a professor of philosophy and a practising primary school teacher, Philosophy for Young Children is a concise, practical guide for teachers. It containsMoreWith this book, any teacher can start teaching philosophy to children today!Co-written by a professor of philosophy and a practising primary school teacher, Philosophy for Young Children is a concise, practical guide for teachers. It contains detailed session plans for 36 philosophical enquiries - enough for a years work - that have all been successfully tried, tested and enjoyed with young children from the age of three upwards.The enquiries explore a range of stimulating philosophical questions about fairness, the environment, friendship, inclusion, sharing, right and wrong, manners, beauty, pictures, the emotions, dreaming and reality. All the stories, drawings and photographs that youll need to carry out the enquiries are provided and can be used with your children directly from the book.Each step-by step enquiry includes:The philosophical topic and the aim of the enquiryThe stimuli youll needQuestions to ask the childrenPossible answers to help move the discussion forwardIdeas to help you summarise and extend the enquiry.If you are an Early Years or primary school teacher, this complete resource will enable you to introduce philosophy to your children quickly and with confidence.