A resource to prompt the discussion of happiness.
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This is a provocation to prompt children to make an arguments revealing the criteria they believe should distinguish pets from treasured objects or other animals. The same strategy could be used for other concepts.
This is a thought-provoking resource that will prompt questions about bravery, fear, cowardice, duty, conscience, condemnation and conformity.
With this resource, you and your pupils can raise questions about cheating, fairness and the keeping of secrets. What would they do to gain an advantage in a competition?
Friends Forever is invitation to enquire into the concept of friendship. It starts with a thought experiment but extends beyond that into more general areas.
A discussion that starts with considering what makes 'a mess' can lead to wider questions about litter, the environment, care and responsibility.
What is personal identity? What does it mean to be human? Could a replication of you really be you? Would it remain a duplicate you as time went by?
If scientists could eliminate some problematic human behaviour, should their solution be adopted? A resource to explore human nature and human 'enhancement'.
How do you make decisions? Would you be prepared to have decisions made for you by an app? This resouce prompts discussion about judgement and the factors that influence it.
A game, or activity, to develop critical thinking in group dialogue, reading and writing.
How seriously should you take the criticisms of others? A man and his son have to decide on the best way to treat their donkey. See our key document for ideas on how to use this collection of proverbs.