Improving Writing Through Dialogue

by Peter Worley

One of the most common questions put to me when I do training on facilitating dialogues with teachers, especially when I’m doing training with secondary school teachers, is: ‘All this dialogue stuff is great but how can we transfer all this on to the page?’ or, words to that effect. I think the answer lies in the question itself: is to transfer the fruits of dialoguing onto the page. But how?

To read the entire article and found out how go here: Innovate My School

Posted by on 5th October 2014 at 12:00am

Category: Education

Tags: philosophy for children, philosophy in schools, literacy, dialogue, Peter Worley

Why poetry? Because poetry is like a TARDIS: paradoxical and much bigger on the inside.

Stories are great, but now Pete explains how to use poetry to stir up some philosophical controversies in the classroom.

Posted by Joe Tyler on 1st October 2014 at 12:00am

Category: Poetry, Philosophy, P4C

Tags: National Poetry Day

Philosophy Club – a parents guide

So you want to set up a philosophy club for your child or children.

Posted by Lubos Remplik on 25th September 2014 at 12:00am

Category: Philosophy at Home, P4C

Tags: philosophy for children, P4C, Philosophy clubs

Andrew Day | Mine Do It Already: Nought To Reasoning In 60 Seconds

One of our experienced specialists, Andy Day offers a simple activity to test children's reasoning abilities.

Posted by Joe Tyler on 15th September 2014 at 12:00am

Category: Philosophy, P4C, Maths

Tags: Reasoning, The Numberverse

Reasoning & Problem-solving – The New Black? The New Brain Gym? Or Just The New Curriculum?

Reasoning and Problem Solving

When the new Australian curriculum goes live in 2015, teachers across the country are being asked to – among other things – get students thinking mathematically. Two of the four proficiency strands are Problem Solving and Reasoning, (the others being Understanding and Fluency).

Posted by Lubos Remplik on 27th August 2014 at 12:00am

Category: P4C, Maths

Tags: Maths, philosophy for children, Andrew day, Numberverse, P4C, Problem Solving, Reasoning