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Why Think?: Philosophical Play from 3-11

Why Think?: Philosophical Play from 3-11

by Sara Stanley
     
 

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We live in an ever demanding world whereindependent, creative thinking is highly prized. We want the children of thefuture to have the skills and confidence to form their own ideas, and have theconfidence and resilience to speak up for what they believe in.

Why Think? will enablepractitioners of children aged 3-11 to confidently turn their

Overview

We live in an ever demanding world whereindependent, creative thinking is highly prized. We want the children of thefuture to have the skills and confidence to form their own ideas, and have theconfidence and resilience to speak up for what they believe in.

Why Think? will enablepractitioners of children aged 3-11 to confidently turn their classrooms intospaces where thinking, challenging and reasoning become as natural as play. Inthis book, the author of But Why? explores how to maximise philosophicalplay through activities, games and parental engagement. Why Think?Includes:

• Inspirational case studies
• Facilitation techniques and information onphilosophical concepts
• A list of recommended books and resources, onlinequizzes, thinking games and useful web links
• Question-board activities to stimulate dailythinking

The book is visually interesting with lots ofannotated sessions, drawings, photos, and ideas for resources. A must for allearly years and primary practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441193605
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/26/2012
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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