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Advanced Deep Thinkers - Weekly Philosophy Discussion

Class
Sorrel Wade BA, MSc, MBPSss
Star Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(324)
An ongoing class discussing the ideas of humanity’s greatest minds - this class is for those familiar with philosophy or comfortable with concepts!

Class experience

US Grade 5 - 8
Advanced Level
Expect an intellectually stimulating and collaborative environment, where your insights and interpretations are valued and encouraged. We will create a holistic and balanced approach to studying philosophy, combining historical context with modern relevance, allowing you to see the timeless relevance of philosophical inquiry.

By the end of this course, you will have honed your critical thinking skills, strengthened your ability to present persuasive arguments, and gained a deeper understanding of the fundamental questions that have puzzled humanity throughout the ages.
- I have a BA in History and Philosophy. After realizing that young students could comprehend and deal with the same theories I was learning at a University Level I began tutoring  students from ages 7-18 in Philosophy, and realized the huge impact it could have not only academically, but how it could change their lives. 

- Tutoring 16-18 year olds for their Philosophy A-Levels in the UK.

- The one complaint I had from my University Philosophy experience was the lack of diversity in the types of Philosophers we studied (they tended towards European Males). Philosophy is a part of every culture around the world, and each has their own way of solving these questions, so we will look at a variety of perspectives with class. I have been a Mental Health Mentor working with a diverse range of students, during this time I made sure to expand my knowledge of other cultures, and I am also a POC myself, so ensure the studying of other cultures is done accurately and respectfully.   

- I spent 6 years as a Nanny to a variety of different age children, some were home schooled and I would be responsible for their lessons. I enjoyed teaching Philosophy immensely as children are natural Philosophers. References of teaching experience are available if requested! 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Philosophy deals with the world, and as such it must deal with worldly issues. Violence, would not be dealt with directly but perhaps would be suggested in questions such as 'Is it right to harm a few to save the many'. When considering Political Philosophy, current politics will not be a topic, however we may spend time thinking about how leaders should lead, or what is fair? Or look at theoretical Political Philosophers such as Lao Tzu, while staying away from any politics of the day. 

All material will be presented via Googleslides and screen shared by the teacher. Use of Youtube, Games, and Kahoots will also be screen shared by the teacher. Learners will not click links, access outsides websites, or need to login to any accounts.
Little Big Minds - Marietta Mcarthy
Ted Ed videos to explain concepts 
Primary Sources from Philosophers 

All material will be presented via Google Slides and screen shared by the teacher. The games will also be screen shared by the teacher. Learners will not click links, access outsides websites, or need to login to any accounts.
Star Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(324)
Profile
Hello! I'm Sorrel. I’m deeply passionate about the tapestry of Myths, Legends and Philosophy.

With a Master's in Psychology and a Bachelor's in Philosophy and History, I've always approached teaching with a twist. 

My aim? To kindle curiosity... 
Group Class

$18

weekly
1x per week
50 min

Completed by 8 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 10-14
3-6 learners per class

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