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This is a practical guide to ways of using discussion to develop children's thinking, learning and literacy skills. It shows how children can become critical, creative thinkers through the practice of philosophical enquiry in the classroom. It explains how children of all ages and abilities can develop moral and social values, as well as reading and literacy skills through philosophical discussion. The book builds on the national resaerch data produced by the Philosophy for Children movement.
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"This sourcebook of ideas is essential reading for anyone seeking to develop children's minds, to build their self-esteem or to improve the quality of teaching and learning in schools. The models of thinking and learning described in the book will provide an inspiration for readers' own adventures in ideas with children, and a spur for their research." - SirReadaLot.org, September 2008About the Author:
Dr Robert Fisher is Professor of Education in the School of Education, Brunel University, UK. He is also Director of the Centre for Research in Teaching Thinking.
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