Philosophy for children

Children’s philosophy, philosophy for children, a list of websites

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Overview and discussion on the introduction of philosophy into the school curriculum; by Michael Pritchard.

Austrian Center for Philosophy with Children and Youth

Childhood and Philosophy
Journal of the International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children. Articles in different languages in pdf format.

ChildrenThinking
Set up by practising teachers in order to provide support and training in the area of Philosophy with Children (PWC) coordinating a range of courses and systems of mentoring and support for teachers and students.

Database for Teaching Philosophy
Multilingual database with resources on teaching philosophy to children.

Federation of Australasian Philosophy for Children Associations

Filosofía para Niños
Argentina center for Philosophy for Children.

ICPIC – International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children – Aims to strengthen communications among those in different parts of the world who are engaged in philosophical inquiry with children.

Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children (IAPC)
Montclair State University. Information on goals and principles behind philosophy for children.

Menon-pages
A Comenius project of 11 European partners which aims to encourage teachers’ professional growth by developing their dialogical sensitivity and skills through philosophical enquiry.

P4C – New Zealand
An organisation dedicated to involving children in a philosophical ‘community of enquiry’.

Philosophy For Kids
Materials to use in doing philosophy with children, with the emphasis on story resources.

Philosophy Toolbox
Philosophy Resources for Learning and Teaching. The American Philosophical Association.

Sapere
Guide to Philosophy for Children in the UK by SAPERE (Society for the Advancement of Philosophical Enquiry and Reflection in Education)

Sophia
European Foundation for the Advancement of Doing Philosophy with Children.

Teaching your child philosophy

Thinking
Printed journal devoted to philosophy for children.

What is Philosophy for Children?
The goal has nothing to do with trying to convert children and teenagers into professional philosophers, but instead, its aim is to develop and preserve their critical, creative and caring thinking and attitude.

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