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Children as Philosophers Learning Through Enquiry and Dialogue in the Primary Classroom

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ISBN-10: 0750709464

ISBN-13: 9780750709460

Edition: 2001

Authors: Joanna Haynes

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The author illustrates, with the aid of case studies, the content of a social and moral curriculum, the role of the teacher and the development of disciplined inquiry as an essential component in schooling. The book addresses the worldwide movement known as 'Philosophy for Children', developed in the USA and Australia but put into a UK context.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/14/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Voices from the Classroom
Thought-provoking Conversations
Making Room for Children to Participate
Thinking about Thinking
A Distinctive Approach to Learning through Discussion
What Kind of Thinking are we Teaching?
Thinking, Democracy and Citizenship
Teaching Through Enquiry and Dialogue
Encouraging Listening
Respecting Children's Ideas
Relaxing, Meditating and Being Silent
Feeling for the Philosophical
Working with Different Age-Groups
Holding and Extending Threads of Thinking
Planning and Monitoring Progress in Enquiry
The Benefits of Philosophical Enquiry and Dialogue
Developing Teaching Skills through Philosophy
Teaching Thinking Across the Whole Curriculum
What Difference can Philosophy in the Classroom make to Children's Learning?
Resources Useful Addresses and Contacts for Philosophy with Children
Resources for Philosophy with Children