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November 24, 2013
Someone You Should Know: Jana Mohr Lone
Jana Mohr Lone doesn't have answers for kids, just many questions. As the founder and director of the University of Washington Center for Philosophy for Children, she is committed to bring philosophy into young people's lives.
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October 23, 2013
Experts: 'Selfie syndrome' not necessarily narcissistic
A lot of young people seem to be obsessed with taking pictures of themselves and posting it to Instagram and Facebook. But some experts say, it doesn't mean they're narcissistic or vain - in fact, it's perfectly normal.
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October 14, 2013
Philosopher in Residence Program Teaches Kids to Question
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July 14, 2013
Are the humanities really in decline?
The Heart of the Matter” attempts to further the conversation about the importance of humanities. The report “calls on parents, teachers, scholars, the media and the public at-large to join a cohesive and constructive national discussion of these issues.” We spoke with several academics in an attempt to do just that.
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May 30, 2013
Encouraging critical thinking in K-12 schools
Are thoughts real? When professor Jana Mohr Lone's four-year-old son started asking such questions, it prompted her to consider how critical thinking and dialogical skills are taught to young children.
UW community newsletter, Front Porch: FULL STORY
Philosophy and Children: The Art of Questioning
Almost all very young children are alive with questions; they seem to naturally recognize that this is the way to investigate and understand the world.
At some point, however, most children absorb the message that questions are often not particularly welcome. They learn that having a question means that there is something they should have already grasped but have not.
ParentMap posts on doing philosophy with children - FULL STORY
November 20, 2011
Seattle Times NW Books: Parenting Advice on Philosophical Questions
UW 360 - November 2011: Philosophy for Children
Kiwi Magazine article "but why?" Raising kids that think
Tedx talk by Sara Goering (YouTube)
December 19, 2010
Philosophy Talk Radio Show on Philosophy for Children
Philosophy Talk - Philosophy for Children
November 20, 2010
Article in UW Perspectives
"Fourth Grade Philosophers Hit the Airwaves"
"Why Study Philosophy"
In special issue of Imagine Magazine (Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth)
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