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Philosophy, it's child's play

Philosophy is child's play, according to kids who took part in the Brila Summer Creativity Camp held at Concordia's Loyola Campus in July 2013. In this video...
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Philosophy? It's childsplay - Alumni & giving - Concordia University

Philosophy? It's childsplay - Alumni & giving - Concordia University | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it

North American schools do a reasonable job of teaching kids to memorize facts -- yet many fall short when it comes to teaching critical thinking, a vital skill.

Natalie Fletcher shows a zine cover | Courtesy of Brila Youth Projects

That’s exactly what Natalie Fletcher, a PhD student in humanities at Concordia’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture, sees kids develop at the summer camp she runs through Brila, a youth charity she founded in 2008.

Brila Summer Creativity Camp is a philosophical and artistic day camp where kids create an online magazine, or zine, that helps them develop ethics and artistic skills -- while having fun.

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