This week, an example of an approach that fuses history, philosophy and debating. You start with an in-role debate set at a particular moment in history, with participants on opposing sides, and then switch to a more general, philosophical question with people speaking as their true selves. I’ve experimented with groups from 6-8 up to…

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My homeschooler classes at www.p4he.org have restarted, and my Philosophy Explorers (aged 6-8) requested that we time-travel to Victorian times. I used an activity created by Lucy Baker, a teacher at Derby High School, back in 2014 when I did a Victorian Adventure day there. Someone is making a compendium of the advice given to children at that time, and…

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This week, a link to a new resource on the ethics of climate change developed by fellow P4C practitioner Lukasz Krzywon (www.creativetogether.ie) with Green-Schools Ireland.  The Ethics of Climate Change Ethics of Climate Change Toolkit – A Classroom Enquiry explores moral problems related to climate change using critical, collaborative, and creative thinking. “The idea behind the…

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