Social Studies

Philosophy for Teens: Growing in Wisdom and Wonder

This interactive class teaches critical thinking to curious teenagers through the discussion of big ideas, moral dilemmas, and thought experiments. Students will practice listening, writing, public speaking and debate!
Daniel Grissom, M.A., State Certified
283 total reviews for this teacher
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Class

55 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week

13-15

year olds

3-12

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

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Description

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
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
informal verbal feedback on ideas and thinking
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

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.
283 total reviews
119 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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