A strategy that enables a balance between teacher preparation and pupil choice
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In this area, you will find a collection of practical ideas on all aspects of doing philosophy with children such as: helping pupils create questions, pushing for depth in dialogue and planning for progression. These tried-and-tested ideas will not only give you food for thought as you plan your p4c classes and curricula, they will also help you to make your p4c teaching more varied and effective.
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A brief but comprehensive guide and a video of p4c in action
A game to mix up a group and introduce philosophical questions.
A simple framework for those beginning to use communities of enquiry .
An enjoyable and useful game for the collaborative generation (and consideration) of questions.
An article about using children's own discussions as stimuli and about a distinction between spontaneous and deliberate philosophising.