What's Different About Philosophy Assemblies?
What to do, and not to do, to make your assembly one that gets children thinking - including Start Silly, The Mexican Shush and putting ideas through The Long Spoons Test.
How to Choose a Stimulus for a Philosophy Assembly
Three kinds of stimuli to get pupils thinking: Questionable People, Canned Concepts, and Philosophy in Role.
How to Facilitate a Philosophy Assembly
How can we achieve meaningful dialogue in such a large group? Flip your approach so whole group talk feeds to paired talk, use a 'catch-box' and avoiding two-way conversations.