A open-ended dialogue about fairies and reality.
Concept activities using dialogues
Sample teacher-led dialogues. Here, rather than providing an activity, contributors will talk us through the sorts of focused dialogue they might have with children to intruduce a concept or follow up a whole-class discussion in which the dialogue is raised.
Constructed dialogues. Another way to explore concepts and philosophical questions that arise out of clusters of concepts is by giving pupils short dialogues to read that focus on a particular concept or a cluster of related concepts. This might put pupils a step closer to responding reflectively in an open dialogue by presenting them with and a clear, concise focus for their attention and analysis. Sample dialogues can be used in the same way as the sets of questions to ‘dig deeper’ into a concept.
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A recorded dialogue to show how young children use, through play, their knowledge and understanding of fairy tale characters and how their conversation can help to develop their thinking.
What do we mean by 'knowledge'?
Sample dialogue, questions and activities to explore the concepts of proof and evidence.
Example dialogue, questions and activities exploring the concept of zero.
A set of questions to explore the concept of 'culture'.