Philosophy Park

A beginner's guide to great philosophers and their ideas (Teacher resource)

By Philip Cam

This teacher resource book provides educators with a practical guide for using the book in the classroom, as well as carefully constructed topic questions, activities, and exercises with which to extend student thinking and discussion, when used alongside the Philosophy Park student story book. The teacher resource book will be particularly welcomed by teachers who are beginning to grapple with the renewed emphasis being placed on critical and creative thinking in curriculum. [The story book version of Philosophy Park (ISBN 978 1 74286 191 3) is a beginner's guide to philosophy, which introduces young readers to the ideas of some of the world's most famous philosophers, both ancient and modern. The book includes notes on each philosopher and a story based on what they had to say about a key philosophical issue or problem. Yet, Philosophy Park doesn't just set out their ideas. It engages the reader in the thought of the philosophers, and it makes ideas - often regarded as difficult for adults - come alive for children. While there are many popular books on philosophy for adults and a handful for children, Philosophy Park - presented in a story book format - is the first to directly explore the thought of famous philosophers for the 10-12 age group.]

64 pages

Publication Date: 8/1/2013
Format: Spiral/Wiro/Comb
ISBN: 9781742861920