In this four week course, young learners use philosophy to start thinking about ideas differently, to help them understand how to ask questions, and to sharpen their critical eye.
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Twice per week
over 4 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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Welcome! I'm very excited to offer this comprehensive camp that studies different philosophers and different styles of philosophies. Philosophy is a wonderful way for young learners to start thinking about ideas differently, to help them understand how to ask questions, and to sharpen their critical eye. In this four week camp, learners will first discover the basics of philosophy including logical fallacies and basic philosophical principles. Starting on Day 2, students will have...
This class is taught in English.
The subject of philosophy is one that can be studied in conjunction with many other topics. I have formal education in philosophy, political philosophy, ideas and methods, ethics, and all of the selected philosophers for this course. I have experience teaching from a philosophical perspective, and using strategies to encourage higher order thinking skills to learners in multiple age groups.
Students are required to complete readings from each philosopher prior to each class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
2 hours per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
There are sometimes controversial subjects that come up in the course of class discussions. These conversations will be mature and unbiased, and also without judgment for any point of view for the students. All students understand from the beginning of my classes that it is a safe place for everyone, and that there are productive ways to disagree with others.
We will refer to online resources or downloadable resources for the readings during this class.
Excited about learning!
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185 total reviews
196 completed classes
Hello, I'm James. I love learning, and more than that, I love inspiring others to love learning! I spend a short time at the beginning of each class to get to know each learner so that I can make each class as individual as the learners who...