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Saskatoon kids embrace philosophy class

Saskatoon kids embrace philosophy class | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it
Philosophy professor Erin DeLathouwer stands in front of a group of Grade 6 and 7 students in the gym at Hugh Cairnes school.
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Colloque NAACI 2014

Colloque NAACI 2014 | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it
La communauté de recherche philosophique et ses diverses applications 25-26-27 juin 2014 Sur le campus de l’Université Laval ( Québec, Canada) Le colloque se centre sur l’approche mise de l’avant p...
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Brila Youth Projects

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Brila is a registered Canadian youth charity that promotes critical literacy, shapes social responsibility and enhances self-esteem through creative philosophy workshops and digital magazine production.
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Where to get a free education in Vancouver

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While Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia are two of the city’s best-known schools, there’s a little-known place of learning ...
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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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Philosophy for Children Alberta

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Founded in Spring 2008 by Professor Rob Wilson, Philosophy for Children Alberta (P4CA) is an associate organization within of the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Arts. The core of P4CA is an innovative team that includes undergraduate and graduate students, professors, teachers, and community members dedicated to carrying out the two-part mission of P4CA:
Develop critical thinking skills, creativity, and caring communities through philosophical inquiry programs.

Promote the Philosophy for Children Program as an exemplary method of achieving #1.

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