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PLATO High School Essay Contest

Announcement: We have our winners! Winners, 2014 PLATO Essay Contest: First place:  Jared Corbett – Oak Park River Forest High School, Oak Park IL “Probabilistic Chains” Second place:  Sydney To – Valley Christian High School, San Jose, CA “Freedom in Degrees” Third place:  James Drueckhammer – The Stony Brook School, Stony Brook NY “Free Will” PLATO High School Essay Contest

PLATO Awards for Teachers

PLATO (Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization) Announces it 2014-15 K-12 Philosophy Teaching Awards   Nominations for the 2014-15 PLATO K-12 Philosophy Teaching Awards are now open. Summary: PLATO has established three awards to be given annually to K-12 classroom teachers in the U.S. for excellence in teaching philosophy in elementary, middle or high school: (1)  PLATO Awards for Teachers

New High School Philosophy Curriculum

Introduction to Philosophy High School Curriculum Developed by the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University, with funding from the Squire Family Foundation This user-friendly curriculum, developed and tested at the Center for Talented Youth, covers all the major topics in philosophy, and is suitable for a high school or advanced middle school class. Each self-contained New High School Philosophy Curriculum