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Wartenberg, Thomas E
Big ideas for little kids : teaching philosophy through children's literature / Thomas E. Wartenberg
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  B52 .W378 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Philosophy -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Children's literature -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Interdisciplinary approach in education
Physical Description xiii, 150 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Natural-born philosophers -- How I became a children's philosophy teacher -- Learner-centered teaching -- The "game" of philosophy -- The elementary-school introduction to philosophy course -- Preparing a lesson plan -- Leading a philosophical discussion -- "Dragons and giants" : teaching ethics -- Frederick : teaching social and political philosophy -- The important book : teaching metaphysics -- The wonderful Wizard of Oz : teaching the philosophy of mind -- The giving tree : teaching environmental philosophy -- Morris the moose : teaching epistemology -- Knuffle Bunny : teaching the philosophy of language -- Emily's art : teaching aesthetics -- Suggested follow-up activities after philosophy discussions -- Conclusion

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