Ever had difficulty inspiring your children to consider and discuss philosophical concepts?
Philosophy in the Classroom helps teachers tap in to children’s natural wonder and curiosity. The practical lesson plans, built around Aesop’s fables, encourage children to formulate and express their own points of view, enabling you to lead rich and rewarding philosophical discussions in the primary classroom.
This highly practical and engaging classroom companion:
Philosophy in the Classroom is an invaluable resource for any primary school teacher wanting to engage their students in meaningful philosophical reflection and discussion.
Ron Shaw has many years of classroom experience and is the author of more than forty books helping primary and secondary school students to improve their thinking skills.
The Father and his two Daughters: Exploring Happiness. The Hares and the Frogs: Exploring Kindness. The Ant and the Chrysalis: Exploring Judgement. The North Wind and the Sun: Exploring Power. The Bundle of Sticks: Exploring Co-operation. The Fir Tree and the Bramble: Exploring Vanity. The Boys and the Frogs: Exploring Pleasure and Pain. The Ant and the Grasshopper: Exploring Wisdom. The Hare with Many Friends: Exploring Friendship. The Lion and the Mouse: Exploring Favours. The Miser and His Gold: Exploring Wealth. The Monkey and the Camel: Exploring Self-Acceptance. The Milk-woman and Her Pail: Exploring the Pursuit of Dreams/Goals. The Lark and her Young Ones: Exploring Effort and Self-resiliance. The Peacock and Juno: Exploring Beauty