A great way to establish rules for dialogue with children - make them a topic of inquiry. Useful suggestions and materials.
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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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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'.