A short course in logic for teachers and pupils to help with progression in thinking, writing and dialogue.
Develop skills in reasoning, dialogue and writing
Our reasoning activities are easy-to-use ideas for developing essential reasoning skills. They can be used as starters, dialogue breakout activities and follow-ups. The regular use of reasoning activities contributes to learners’ progress in reasoning, dialogue and writing over time.
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Steve Williams introduces some general strategies to guide writing for thinking and thinking for writing .
Two activities to explore children's attitudes to questions and to ask them to consider degrees of truth in answers to a question.
A little activity to explore the concept of unfairness through having children write and discuss their own verses of poetry. Contains audio files.
Introducing the philosophical skill of making choices and giving reasons - with children in nursery or other early-years setting.