P4C Assemblies

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.

Stimuli mentioned in this video:

Does the concentration camp guard deserve forgiveness? (in the format of a classroom session plan, but we've ran it as assemblies several times).

Good Luck Bad Luck

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.

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