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9780864312921

Places for Thinking: Complete Set, Including Manual

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  • ISBN-13: 9780864312921
  • ISBN: 086431292X
  • Publisher: Australian Council for Educational

AUTHOR

Francesca Partridge, Tim Sprod, Franck Dubuc, Laurance Splitter

SUMMARY

These thought-provoking books offer an innovative program for introducing philosophical thinking, dialogue & activities to children in the first four years of school. Included in this set are four beautifully illustrated stimulus books that can be used either separately by parents or by teachers in conjunction with the teacher's manual. The books - On a Plain, In a Field, In a Tree, & On a Path - combine unique, high-quality children's literature with resources for stimulating inquiry. The teacher's manual examines a range of teaching methods & strategies, including: - Rationales for introducing children to philosophy - The importance of specific strategies such as questioning, giving & requesting reasons, & seeing things from a different point of view - An introduction to the concept of a "community of inquiry" & the role of the teacher within it - Using this manual to plan & conduct philosophical lessons with children - Assessing the work of students & the community of inquiry.Francesca Partridge is the author of 'Places for Thinking: Complete Set, Including Manual' with ISBN 9780864312921 and ISBN 086431292X.

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