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Why Think?: Philosophical Play from 3-11

Education and Study aids


by
Sara Stanley

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 264 pages

File size: 3.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

We live in an ever demanding world where

independent, creative thinking is highly prized. We want the children of the

future to have the skills and confidence to form their own ideas, and have the

confidence and resilience to speak up for what they believe in. Why Think? will enable

practitioners of children aged 3-11 to confidently turn their classrooms into

spaces where thinking, challenging and reasoning become as natural as play. In

this book, the author of But Why? explores how to maximise philosophical

play through activities, games and parental engagement. Why Think?

Includes: • Inspirational case studies• Facilitation techniques and information on

philosophical concepts• A list of recommended books and resources, online

quizzes, thinking games and useful web links• Question-board activities to stimulate daily

thinking The book is visually interesting with lots of

annotated sessions, drawings, photos, and ideas for resources. A must for all

early years and primary practitioners.

We live in an ever demanding world where

independent, creative thinking is highly prized. We want the children of the

future to have the skills and confidence to form their own ideas, and have the

confidence and resilience to speak up for what they believe in. Why Think? will enable

practitioners of children aged 3-11 to confidently turn their classrooms into

spaces where thinking, challenging and reasoning become as natural as play. In

this book, the author of But Why?… (more)

We live in an ever demanding world where

independent, creative thinking is highly prized. We want the children of the

future to have the skills and confidence to form their own ideas, and have the

confidence and resilience to speak up for what they believe in. Why Think? will enable

practitioners of children aged 3-11 to confidently turn their classrooms into

spaces where thinking, challenging and reasoning become as natural as play. In

this book, the author of But Why? explores how to maximise philosophical

play through activities, games and parental engagement. Why Think?

Includes: • Inspirational case studies• Facilitation techniques and information on

philosophical concepts• A list of recommended books and resources, online

quizzes, thinking games and useful web links• Question-board activities to stimulate daily

thinking The book is visually interesting with lots of

annotated sessions, drawings, photos, and ideas for resources. A must for all

early years and primary practitioners.

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