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
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Completed by 104 learners
Once per week
learners per class
How does an “Ongoing” course 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
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As long as I have been teaching literature, language, and arts classes in schools, I have always been most passionate about the deepest and biggest ideas—the ones that make us slow down, reflect, think deeply, and see the world in a new light. One "a-ha" moment leads to another, and before you know it, you've become an excellent problem solver, reflective thinker, and a kinder, more compassionate fellow citizen. Plato quotes Socrates as saying, "Wisdom begins in wonder." This class is for...
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
Helping kids grow their skills and pursue their passions in language, literature, and art.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
279 total reviews
118 completed classes
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...