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Big ideas for little kids : teaching philosophy through children's literature

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Rowman & Littlefield Education, Lanham, Md., p.150 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb B52 .W378 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8585844

Keywords:

Children's literature--Study and teaching (Elementary), Interdisciplinary approach in education, Philosophy--Study and teaching (Elementary)

Abstract:

Contents: Natural-born philosophers -- How I became a children's philosophy teacher -- Learner-centered teaching -- The "game" of philosophy -- The elementary-school introduction to philosophy course -- Preparing a lesson plan -- Leading a philosophical discussion -- "Dragons and giants" : teaching ethics -- Frederick : teaching social and political philosophy -- The important book : teaching metaphysics -- The wonderful Wizard of Oz : teaching the philosophy of mind -- The giving tree : teaching environmental philosophy -- Morris the moose : teaching epistemology -- Knuffle Bunny : teaching the philosophy of language -- Emily's art : teaching aesthetics -- -- Suggested follow-up activities after philosophy discussions.

Publication Language:

eng