Speaking and listening alone with others. The aim of this first of a series of short pedagogical papers is to explain and briefly explore some aspects of the relation between philosophy for children and educational development. The observations are based
In celebration of Alan Turing’s birthday this week, a reflection on Alan Turing’s Intelligence. We all have a tendency to look into ourselves and behold the paradigm by which intelligence should be measured. Descartes noted this is in the
For the last few months, the Blooming Minds team have been piloting our Teacher’s Handbooks and accompanying Pupil’s Workbooks with Year 4, 5 and 6 children at schools in N Kent and SE London. With feedback from participating teachers and
The focus of current systems of education, from primary school all the way to University, is on gaining success in academic performance. In secondary schools and higher education there is additionally an increasing demand that learning be geared towards employability
Frédéric Gros, a philosopher of walking has written a book all about the importance of walking and thinking. Nietzsche, Rimbaud, Kant, Rousseau, Thoreau all used walking as a part of their work. A little wander could unearth the latest great
A great list of quotes from all the key philosophers. Have a look here Check it out and be inspired!
Philosophy deals with issues, dilemmas and questions that lie at the heart of human endeavor. Engaging in discussions about these will have a positive impact on all other activities and studies. In relation to Key Stages 1 and 2, philosophy