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UW Center for Philosophy for Children Courses: Introductory course
Author: David Shapiro
This course for undergraduate students provides an introduction for and more in-depth study about bringing philosophy into pre-college classrooms.

UW Center for Philosophy for Children Courses: Winter Undergraduate Seminar
Author: Jana Mohr Lone
In this undergraduate seminar students explore methods for introducing philosophy to k-12 student.

UW Center for Philosophy for Children Courses: Spring Seminar
Author: Sara Goering
In this undergraduate seminar students explore methods for introducing philosophy to K-12 students.

UW Center for Philosophy for Children Courses: Graduate Seminar
Author: Jana Mohr Lone
This course provides an in-depth exploration of both the theory and practice of philosophical inquiry in K-12 schools. It examines theoretical literature in the field, and works on developing lesson plans for facilitating philosophy sessions in schools, and creating a community of philosophical inquiry in the seminar through the consideration of various philosophical questions.

Philosophy for Children (Stony Brook)
Author: Wendy Turgeon
This course is designed to introduce teachers or adults interested in educational issues to the concepts behind the general movement to teaching philosophy to K-12 students, and to explore ethical education.

Philosophy for Children: Ethics and Values (Stony Brook)
Author: Wendy Turgeon
This course is designed to introduce teachers or adults interested in educational issues to the concepts behind the general movement to teaching philosophy to K-12 students, and to explore ethical education.

Elementary Level P4C
Author: Thomas E. Wartenberg - Mt. Holyoke College
This course is geared for teaching college students how to bring philosophy into elementary school classrooms, but also includes but also includes excellent suggestions for texts and approaches that will work for older students as well.

International K-12 Courses (PDF)
List of Pre-College Philosophy Courses Around the World (list developed by the International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children)

Touchstones Discussion Project
Workshops for teachers

University of Washington Center for Philosophy for Children
Workshops, resources, and other training materials for teachers and educators and others interested in philosophical inquiry with young people