Philosophy for Tweens(1) Ongoing: Thinking About Thinking
In this weekly class we will explore logic and reasoning in every day life. Each week, learners will be introduced to new ideas and situations. Learners will develop critical thinking skills as they engage in the discussions.
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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
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In this ongoing class the teacher will use the book Harry Stottlemeir's Discovery to explore a different democratic situation each week. Each chapter stands alone allowing learners to enter the class at any time and be able to participate in the philosophical discussion. The teacher will provide a pdf of the relevant chapter upon enrollment. The situations covered create mental engagement and thinking about thinking. Learners are not looking for answers. Learners are encouraged to engage in...
The following reasoning skills will be developed: Deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, sequential reasoning, analogical reasoning, drawing inferences, coming to conclusions, use of evidence, focused inquiry, making sense of phenomena, and being able to see the "big picture".
I have been a student of philosophy for most of my life. I studied for 4 years with Rich Piscopo, a student of Matt Lipman whose teachings this class is based on.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Philosophy by its very nature raises questions. This course will challenge the students to question everything they think they know. This can lead to uncomfortable conversations within a family structure.
Sharing my love of learning and philosophy with the future.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
386 total reviews
383 completed classes
Hello Learners! Welcome to my classroom. My name is Kathy. My education philosophy is The Socratic Method. We learn by asking and answering questions. Our classes will create a circle of inquiry. A space where we are free to explore our ideas...