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WHY USE PHILOSOPHICAL EXERCISES?
HOW ARE THE PHILOSOPHICAL EXERCISES ORGANIZED?
HOW ARE THE PHILOSOPHICAL EXERCISES USED?
TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL PRE-COLLEGE PHILOSOPHY SESSIONS
LESSON PLANS
ONE What Is Philosophy?
LESSON PLAN: ARE YOU A PHILOSOPHER?
LESSON PLAN: “ONE RULE” GAME
LESSON PLAN: THE THREE QUESTIONS
LESSON PLAN: ENERGIZER ACTIVITY—WORD ASSOCIATION
LESSON PLAN: BLIND PAINTER
LESSON PLAN: KEEP THE QUESTION GOING
LESSON PLAN: SENSE AND NONSENSE
NOTES
TWO What Is Good Thinking?
LESSON PLAN: GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS
LESSON PLAN: A LITTLE LOGIC
LESSON PLAN: HOW MANY OF THESE DO YOU KNOW TO BE TRUE?
NOTE
LESSON PLAN: “WHAT’S YOUR REASON?” GAME
LESSON PLAN: TWO TRUES, ONE FALSE
LESSON PLAN: THE “EGG DROP” GAME
LESSON PLAN: ASSASSIN GAME
LESSON PLAN: “HYPOTHESIS GENERATION” EXERCISE
LESSON PLAN: WHICH STORY IS TRUE?
LESSON PLAN: “CONFIRMATION BIAS” EXERCISE
LESSON PLAN: REALITY SCAVENGER HUNT
LESSON PLAN: “WHAT MAKES THE TEAM THE TEAM?” EXERCISE
LESSON PLAN: WHAT MAKES ME ME?
LESSON PLAN: GOT A MINUTE?
LESSON PLAN: AESTHETICS SCAVENGER HUNT
LESSON PLAN: “SMOKE”
LESSON PLAN: ART MARKET
SIX What Is the Right Thing to Do?
LESSON PLAN: “RING OF GYGES” DIARY
LESSON PLAN: “LIFEBOAT” EXERCISE
LESSON PLAN: “WHAT DO RIGHTS LOOK LIKE?” EXERCISE
LESSON PLAN: THE “RED/GREEN” GAME
LESSON PLAN: “HAND DEALT”
LESSON PLAN: FAIR OR EQUAL?
LESSON PLAN: ANTS AND CHOCOLATE
LESSON PLAN: FISH AND CANDY
SEVEN What Is the Meaning of Life?
LESSON PLAN: WHAT’S WORTH DOING?
LESSON PLAN: “WHAT IS THE MEANING OF LIFE?” GAME
LESSON PLAN: “WHY?”
READING: MARGERY WILLIAMS, THE VELVETEEN RABBIT
READING: BERNARD WISEMAN, MORRIS THE MOOSE
READING: AMY GOLDMAN KOSS, THE ASHWATER EXPERIMENT
READING: J. K. ROWLING, FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
READING: FRANK L. BAUM, THE TIN WOODMAN OF OZ
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Plato Was Wrong!: Footnotes on Doing Philosophy with Young People

Plato Was Wrong!: Footnotes on Doing Philosophy with Young People

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This book is a compendium of lesson plans for classroom exercises designed to foster philosophical inquiry with young people. It introduces the reader to a wide range of activities for exploring philosophical questions and problems with children from pre-school age through high-school. There are lessons for a full-range of topics in philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and aesthetics, and each is intended to help foster a supportive and caring classroom community of inquiry. All of the activities have been used on numerous occasions and include reflections on what teachers who employ the lesson might expect when doing so. Using this book, teachers, parents, and others can successfully being fostering philosophical inquiry with young people of all ages.
This book is a compendium of lesson plans for classroom exercises designed to foster philosophical inquiry with young people. It introduces the reader to a wide range of activities for exploring philosophical questions and problems with children from pre-school age through high-school. There are lessons for a full-range of topics in philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and aesthetics, and each is intended to help foster a supportive and caring classroom community of inquiry. All of the activities have been used on numerous occasions and include reflections on what teachers who employ the lesson might expect when doing so. Using this book, teachers, parents, and others can successfully being fostering philosophical inquiry with young people of all ages.

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