100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Teaching Philosophy and Ethics: 100 Ideas for Teachers

Autor John L. Taylor
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 20 noi 2014
No matter what you teach, there is a 100 Ideas title for you!The 100 Ideas series offers teachers practical, easy-to-implement strategies and activities for the classroom. Each author is an expert in their field and is passionate about sharing best practice with their peers.Each title includes at least ten additional extra-creative Bonus Ideas that won't fail to inspire and engage all learners._______________How do you teach a subject that has no 'right' answers? Philosophical and ethical concepts can be overwhelming to students who have not encountered them before, and complex arguments can be difficult to navigate. John L. Taylor's book will help you to engage your class and have them reading, writing, talking and thinking philosophically. Starting with introductory ideas such as 'a guided tour of philosophy land', the book moves on to ideas for stimulating and managing student discussions and debates, guidance for effective research, and methods to support students with their essays, presentations and projects. There are also tips for getting the best out of quieter students, and ideas for taking philosophy beyond the classroom. Hashtags and websites providing resources to enliven your classes are included throughout the book.
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ISBN-13: 9781472909565
ISBN-10: 1472909569
Pagini: 128
Dimensiuni: 129 x 198 x 7 mm
Greutate: 0.14 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Bloomsbury Education
Seria 100 Ideas for Teachers

Locul publicării:London, United Kingdom


Brand new title in new look 100 ideas series which includes the bestselling title 100 ideas for secondary teachers: Outstanding lessons by Ross Morrison McGill

Notă biografică

John L. Taylor is Head of Philosophy and Director of Critical Skills at Rugby School, UK. Before taking up his post at Rugby he tutored in the Philosophy of Science at Oxford University. Since 1999 he has directed the "Perspectives on Science" (PoS) project. Dr Taylor is also a Chief Examiner for the Extended Project.


Part 1: Starting points/ Teach Philosophically/ The power of pod casts/ Model thinking for your students/ Dual purpose lessons/ Part 2: Stimulating inquiry/ Philosophical games/ Make philosophy real/ Experimenting with thought/ Everyday ethics/ Brain games/ Part 3: Talking philosophy/ From discussion to debate/ Teaching oral presentation skills/ Part 4: Reading and researching/ Argument identification/ Easy citations and bibliographies/ The two-stage research rocket/ Part 5: Philosophical argument/ Concept mapping/ Can you move the universe?/ Par 6: Writing philosophy/ ACE essays/ SEAL those paragraphs/ Teaching academic register/ Thinking about the reader/ {art 7: Philosophy projects/ The power of projects/ Part 8: Beyond the philosophy classroom/ Visiting speakers/ Philosophy cafe/ Philosophical drop-in


With traditional and new philosophical puzzles, clever tips on teaching and technique, and a panoply of references to electronic and other resources, John Taylor has written an excellent 'how-to' guide on getting students hooked on philosophy, grounded in years of classroom experience. Full of gems that will inspire and inform.
John Taylor is an inspirational and imaginative teacher. This book is a superb resource for anyone who wants to teach philosophically. It's full of practical advice derived from classroom experience. Highly recommended.
In this invaluable resource, John L. Taylor offers clear, practical and witty suggestions on how to engage school students in philosophical analysis, argument and reflective enquiry. His ideas incorporate thought experiments, movies and stories, and will stimulate the curiosity and imagination of students and teachers alike.'