Warm-up questions (optional): Questions for after reading the story: Before discussions that might touch on social justice issues, read “Things to Think About.” Contributed by Sam Sandoval, University of Washington
Is it possible to become whoever you want to be? What does it mean to fail? What does it mean to be confident? How to role models inspire us? Can we develop relationships with our role models even if we don’t know them?
PLATO is part of a global UNESCO network that encourages children to participate in philosophical inquiry. As a partner in the UNESCO Chair on the Practice of Philosophy with Children, based at the Université de Nantes in France, PLATO is connected to other educational leaders around the world.