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American Pre-College Philosophy (AP-CP): Extended Due Date for 2014 APO Essay Contest

American Pre-College Philosophy (AP-CP): Extended Due Date for 2014 APO Essay Contest | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it

This blog is for philosophers, teachers who'd like to learn to teach AP-CP, interested students, and friends. It is also an American IPO source site. I will blog and invite guest bloggers to write on relevant ideas & aspirations, arguments, plans & projects, events, news, and people.

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What’s the Big Idea? | Teaching Philosophy through feature film clips

What’s the Big Idea? | Teaching Philosophy through feature film clips | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it
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THE SQUIRE FAMILY FOUNDATION - Advancing Philosophy Education

THE SQUIRE FAMILY FOUNDATION - Advancing Philosophy Education | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it
The Squire Family Foundation advocates that all American students have an opportunity to study philosophy, including ethics, before high school graduation.

This page contains resources to help teachers plan a philosophy course, unit, lesson; and to encourage the creation of a philosophy club or discussion group. It includes materials that can be used as primary texts to be interpreted, analyzed, and discussed; as well as materials that can be used for background information and materials for tapping into the various streams of philosophical discourse going on around us.

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University of Washington's Center for Philosophy for Children

University of Washington's Center for Philosophy for Children | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it

Read inside about our new philosopher-in-residence program at John Muir Elementary School, the first Washington State High School Ethics Bowl program that’s being organized by the Center to take place this winter, our new graduate fellowship program, and more!

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School teaches students how to argue

School teaches students how to argue | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it

Researchers say the ability to argue is a skill that's vital to success in college and the workplace.

Students at one school took park in an exercise on "The Art of Arguing," discussing whether our country should send more troops to Afghanistan.

 
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