This lesson introduces the practice of defining something and the essential word 'all'.
HERE YOU WILL FIND the collected contributions of our co-operative members – both individuals and organisations. Members of the co-operative have a role in the democratic management of the co-operative and have contributed a a substantial share of the items on the website.
Click on the members’ names to find out more about them and view their resources.
You will find resources from other contributors by exploring the site in the normal way, using menus and searches.
A form for formative or summative evaluation of 20 dispositions/skills that are at the heart of community of inquiry practice.
Ways to deepen discussions by working with pupils on concepts that help them to reason and make connections.
Paired work: 'pairs compare', 'think, pair, share' and 'think, write, share, compare.' Inspired by the work of Spencer Kagan.
Philosophical inquiry aims to develop a community of enquiry in which individuals are respected and their ideas are considered with care. At the same time there is an ethos of questioning, exploration and the search for truth and meaning. The medium of inquiry is a combination of constant questioning and conceptually-rich dialogue. Regular inquiry will have benefits in many subject areas when pupils are expected to think for themselves and explore meaning. In all subjects, philosophical inquiry will encourage higher levels of curiosity, collaboration and conversation.