An adaptation of Aristotle's 'Doctrine of the Mean' for use at KS2 upwards.
Notes and Activities
Notes on concepts and concept activities
Items here include:
- Notes on particular concepts outlining some common philosophical approaches to them and questions surrounding them
- Self-explanatory concept-stretching activities
- Combinations of the two
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An activity to consider a set of opinions in relations to concepts such as truth, belief, reason, and so on.
A good way to explore concepts, explained with reference to the concept of freedom. This is a fuller explanation of one method of stretching concepts mentioned in the concept-stretcher key download.
A great way to establish rules for dialogue with children - make them a topic of inquiry. Useful suggestions and materials.
A couple of rhymes to encourage children to share thoughts and questions and to understand 'questions' and 'statements'.