ERIC Number: EJ503817
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Sleepers Awake: The Current Debate Using Philosophy with Young Children (Citizenship, Philosophy and Reasoning: Citizens of the Twenty-First Century).
Fields, Joyce I.
Early Child Development and Care, v107 p17-21 Mar 1995
Notes the debate in the United Kingdom about programs claiming to improve students' thinking skills. Outlines the six objectives in a philosophical approach to teaching children to think. Delineates education programs' pedagogical elements that attempt to teach students to create a community of inquiry and philosophical elements that attempt to teach students to exercise critical thinking. (BC)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom