Philosophy: When we throw something away…
21 July 2008Add to My Folder
... where exactly is ‘away’? Promote philosophical thinking with litter-themed questions
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Philosophical discussion is a great way to encourage children to think about their role in society. By asking them to consider how their behaviour impacts on others in the community, children can develop vital life skills, such as empathy and cooperation. In this article, the topic of ‘litter’ is used to inspire philosophical thinking, both about how children might contribute to wider society, and also what ‘rubbish’ actually is.
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