An introduction to writing for ideas and writing for ideas plus expression.
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A futuristic role play to investigate some approaches to ethics. Pupils could investigate their own questions stimulated by the role play.
A story about how a new dam threatens the way of life, and livelihoods, of villagers downstream. Includes ideas for enquiries.
A open-ended dialogue about sharing and fairness. A group of teenagers are planning a hiking trip. How should they share the load?
A man searches for and finds a way to live forever but is chased by death. Story and ideas for a discussion about morality and fate with KS2 children.
A story about a cynical dragon, unimpressed by the do-gooding antics of the knight in shining armour about to slay it.
An activity to explore the question: 'What do you need to be happy?' There are some picture cards for young children to use but you could do the activity with any age group.
A girl's father uses an invention to find a replacement for an old friend - with exactly the same personality. Story and suggestions for exploring the nature of friendship.
Advice, methods and photocopiable materials to assist philosophical dialogue with pupils aged 10 and over.
A teenager dreams he is discussing his future with versions of himself from the past and the future. Story and ideas for a discussion of personal decision-making.
This year, 2008, is 15 years on from the murder of Stephen Lawrence. This edition of Newswise from 1999 marks the event and still gives us plenty to think about .
An activity to consider a set of opinions in relations to concepts such as truth, belief, reason, and so on.