Recently, Peter Worley was interviewed by Laura Candiotto (PhD in Philosophy), a researcher at the University of Edinburgh for an Italian magazine. We have published the interview in full (and in English!) as she asks important questions about the methods of The Philosophy Foundation. Pete clarifies how TPF differs from other ways of doing philosophy with children and offers practical, straight-forward advice for teachers to use these methods in their classrooms.
Posted by Joe Tyler on 18th October 2016 at 12:00am
On The Philosophy Foundation blog recently, we have seen posts by Pete Worley on the Hokey Kokey method, and Steven Campbell-Harris on his Kokey Hokey Method. This blog is from Tim Sprod author of Discussions in Sceince and Philosophical Discussions in Moral Education in response to these blogs.
Posted by Emma Worley on 29th September 2016 at 12:00am
Steven Campbell-Harris, one of our experienced philosophy specialists gives a new twist to Pete's 'Hokey Kokey' method, as a response to Pete's article from last week. The 'Kokey Hokey' method could be a big help when you're up against those particular children who think that philosophy can't relate to real life.
Posted by Joe Tyler on 27th September 2016 at 12:00am
When a secondary school teacher being trained in facilitation forgot Pete was visiting, to observe one of his philosophy sessions, he had an epiphany:
"This is what my colleagues need to know about how this philosophy stuff works."
And here's what happened in the classroom on that day...
Posted by Joe Tyler on 20th September 2016 at 12:00am