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Philosophy in the Classroom

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This is a textbook for teachers that demonstrates how philosophical thinking can be used in teaching children. It begins with the assumption that what is taught in schools is not (and should not be) subject matter but rather ways of thinking. The main point is that the classroom should be converted into a community of inquiry, and that one can begin doing that with childre ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published May 15th 1980 by Temple University Press (first published November 30th 1976)
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Stuart Macalpine
Useful and interesting on both broader pedagogy of thinking and specifically P4C. Useful and pragmatic approaches to kinds of thinking that are important in children thinking well. A great humanistic read.
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