A first P4C session with early years children. The attached document gives an outline of…
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A collection of inquiry plans in PowerPoint format, each of which can be found by itself in the 'concept activities' section.
A short course in logic for teachers and pupils to help with progression in thinking, writing and dialogue.
A lesson outline and ways of developing thinking about a (fake) picture of a cat seeing a 'reflection' of a lion in a mirror.
A favourite game that enables social mixing and encourages children to enjoy reflecting and making up their minds. It can also be varied and extended in many ways, and could be built up as a regular activity, rather than as a one-off.
A lesson plan for the SIP 3rd session, with 3 exercises: community building (turn-taking), enquiry building (keywording), and concept-stretching (belonging).
This unit builds on session 2, and consists of 3 exercises: community building (turn-taking), enquiry-building (keywording), and concept building (belonging).
A 6-page document providing a way into the Primary Seal Theme, 'Good to be me'. It provides a menu of choices, ideally for children themselves, that enable them to explore 10 of the key concepts related to the main theme.
Any one or pair of the concepts could provide the basis for a whole session or more, especially if linked with a story or other stimulus, whether chosen from the SEAL collection or elsewhere.
This approach is not attempting to replace or even diminish the central theme of the SEAL unit.