Social Studies

Philosophy for Kids: Growing in Wisdom and Wonder

This upbeat positive philosophy class teaches critical thinking to curious kids through the discussion of big ideas, moral dilemmas, and thought experiments. Students will practice listening, writing, public speaking and debate!
279 total reviews for this teacher
14 reviews for this class
Completed by 104 learners

55 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Next on Tue May 17

Meets Once per week
4pm - 4:55pm
Only one spot remaining

Next on Thu May 19

Meets Once per week
5pm - 5:55pm
Only one spot remaining

Next on Thu Sep 15

Meets Once per week
4pm - 4:55pm

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Class Experience

Students will learn the development of philosophy, schools of thought, philosophers and their contributions to the field.
Students will develop their critical thinking, listening, and public speaking. 
Students will learn to defend their claims with evidence and reasoning. 
notebook and writing utensil
access to type in a Google doc I provide them with
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
informal verbal feedback on ideas and thinking
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Daniel Grissom, M.A., State Certified
Lives in the United States
Helping kids grow their skills and pursue their passions in language, literature, and art.
279 total reviews
118 completed classes

About Me

I love art, literacy, and big ideas. I'm a classroom teacher with thirteen years of experience, state certification in three subjects, and a Master’s degree in English Education from Columbia University's Teachers College. I have taught all over... 
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