Session 219: Philosophy for Children #p4c Subject Special

UKEdChat embarked on a new year of Subject Special sessions starting with Philosophy for Children (p4c). Co-hosted by Brian Hays, the aim of this session was to share ideas, best practice, and resources which help develop philosophical skills in children.


Six questions were set for the evening,being released during the session,  via #ukedchat hash tag on twitter:

  1. What does p4c look like in your classroom, and how is it timetabled? (8.01 pm)
  2. What are your favourite p4c activities? (8.11 pm)
  3. Have you ever been surprised by pupils reactions to p4c activities? Can you share examples? (8.21 pm)
  4. Where do you go for p4c ideas or resources and what do you use to stimulate discussion? (8.31 pm)
  5. Are there wider benefits to embedding P4C in a school? Any cons? Do you encourage these activities away from school? (8.41 pm)
  6. Finally, let’s make a usable resource. What are your best/favourite Philosophical questions to use in class with pupils? (8.51 pm)

Summary Infographic is below, with the Storify & Archive on the next page (click below image). Click on image to open in PDF format…


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