The Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children (IAPC) will host the 12th biennial conference of the North American Association for Community of Inquiry (NAACI) Friday evening, June 17, through Monday afternoon, June 20, 2016 on the campus of
The PLATO High School Essay Contest awards will be given to the best philosophical essays written by high school students, in response to the year’s contest essay question. Awards: First place – $250 Second place – $150 Third place –
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The Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children (IAPC) calls for papers that explore the engagement of cultural and linguistic diversities in philosophical inquiry with young people, for the IAPC Symposium at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American
This video features interviews with Philosophers, High School Students and Teachers discussing the impact that doing philosophy has had, and can have on pre-college students.
Monday, June 29 Bagels and fruit, coffee and tea available at 8:30 am Keynote Address by Jonathan Kozol 9:00 – 10:30 am Walker Ames Room, Kane Hall The Big Questions Are Already There in the Hearts of Children The Role
Announcement: We have our winners for the 2014/15 essay contest. Congratulations and thanks to all who participated! The winning essays will published in PLATO’s journal Questions: Philosophy for Young People. First place Syra Mehdi Noble and Greenough School, Dedham, MA
The 2015 Summer Residential Workshop will be held in Mendham, NJ from August 1st – 8th. If you have interest or experience in using the Philosophy for Children curriculum and / or would like to increase your skill in facilitating a Philosophical
Our own Jana Mohr-Lone will be running a webinar (online seminar) on how to teach Markus Zusak’s “The Book Thief” on Tuesday March 17th. If you’re interested in attending or want more info follow the link: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ea5lrwjna7d69c2c&llr=kb46kgcab
Devra Lehmann, Spinoza: Outcast Thinker (South Hampton, NH: Namelos, 2014). By Christopher Freiler, Hinsdale Central HS, Hinsdale, IL Baruch Spinoza may be the most underrated philosopher in the western tradition. Yet the past half-century has witnessed a revival of