A game, or activity, to develop critical thinking in group dialogue, reading and writing.
This is collection of foundational routines for doing p4c with children. Reading the items will prepare you to use the rest of the materials on the website.
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Why and how to help pupils get more control over their thinking by using a the language of reasoning. Practical advice for use in P4C and across the curriculum.
Introducing the philosophical skill of making choices and giving reasons - with children in nursery or other early-years setting.
A great way to establish rules for dialogue with children - make them a topic of inquiry. Useful suggestions and materials.
Creating and analysing questionnares can be a useful stimulus for philosophical questioning. Samples and advice are provided.
A couple of rhymes to encourage children to share thoughts and questions and to understand 'questions' and 'statements'.