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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.
A short course in logic for teachers and pupils to help with progression in thinking, writing and dialogue.
A readers' theatre script exploring the idea of a 'fair society' and using John Rawls 'Veil of Ignorance' as a central idea.
A script in six parts, raising issues about causation, fame, knowledge, ethics, discovery, science and animal rights. The materials include a 'mystery' and could provide half a term of work.
Four original illustrated stories, available to subscribers in PowerPoint format - ideal for a class reading.
Two scripts based on the well-known Bible story. One has been changed to provide contrasting views ideas about 'fairness' and what is right.
Combine storytelling, philosophizing and role-play. With charming original illustrations to print off and display.
Lesson ideas for a popular book with English Literature classes for pupils aged 11-14.
Lesson ideas for this humorous book about a mole who finds poo on his head and goes looking for someone to blame.
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.
Monsters are a standard feature of literature from myth to children's fiction. This stimulus story raises the question of why monsters are important.
An activity to develop conceptual exploration through short poems. Short audio file of children reading poems included.
The method of a 'panel discussion' provides a very useful and flexible discussion format. It also helps you work with very large groups.
Steve Williams introduces some general strategies to guide writing for thinking and thinking for writing .