View These Great additional-resources Tools

From the PLATO Philosopher's Toolkit

Snooping Around Snopes: Assessing Fake News

This lesson revolves around reading and discussing Carl Sagan’s “The Fine Art of Baloney Detection” and then sending students to to explore the large archive of hoaxes, crazes and fake news stories. Website Resource for Fact-Checking has become

View Tool »

Truth, Lies and Bullshit

Part 1: What is the difference between Truth, a Lie and Bullshit? Students should begin by writing brief definitions of these words –> WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?  TRUTH, LIE, SATIRE/ JOKE, FICTION, MISTAKE, BULLSHIT (or, politely, BS) After 10 minutes, discuss how these concepts overlap

View Tool »

Additional Resources

Center for Talented Youth and Other Curricula of Note: Teaching and Learning Resources: High School Ethics Bowl Case Archives: 2016-17 Regional High School Ethics Bowl Case Set:    

View Tool »


ETHICS BOWL: Case archive: 2016-17 Ethics Bowl Cases:   Squire Family Foundation Resources: Center for Talented Youth:   PACTISS (Australian Philosophy in Senior Schools Resource):  

View Tool »

  • Latest Teacher Tools

  • Submit A Tool

    Want to contribute to the Philosopher’s Toolkit? We would love to review your submission!

    Get Started »