This week, two activities inspired by Thinking Moves A-Z, co-written with Roger Sutcliffe, who conceived this great way to embed metacognition in everyday teaching and learning.  The 26 moves make metacognition simple and understandable for all. The simple framework gives children a vocabulary for their thinking, so they can draw attention to the moves and become better…

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BOO! Halloween is celebrated around the world next week, so here’s a bumper edition full of P4C activities old and new about all things spooky. Would you rather…  Dance with skeleton? Fly with a witch? Play hide and seek with a ghost? Would you rather” questions are probably familiar to you already, especially if you…

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Should you deface a painting to make a point? Last week, two Just Stop Oil protestors threw soup over Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflowers at the National Gallery. It provoked a mixed reaction – from hearty praise to disgusted condemnation.  One of the protestors, Phoebe Plummer, makes an impassioned speech to the millions who will watch…

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