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Chad Miller
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The Plain Vanilla Philosophical Inquiry Process
In order to engage a classroom in philosophical discussion, we have found that students and teachers need a structure for classroom inquiry that supports the "doing" of philosophy. As Makaiau and I stated in the "Philosopher's Pedagogy" ,   Thomas Jackson's...

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The Plain Vanilla Philosophical Inquiry Process
In order to engage a classroom in philosophical discussion, we have found that students and teachers need a structure for classroom inquiry that supports the "doing" of philosophy. As Makaiau and I stated in the "Philosopher's Pedagogy" ,   Thomas Jackson's...

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The Written Philosophical Inquiry
This past Thursday I took a visitor from
Austria, Janine, with me to do some philosophy in a tenth grade language arts
class. Unlike many of the classes I visit where philosophy is primarily conducted as a verbal exercise, these tenth graders were having at...

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A Renewed Purpose: Capturing the Days of Being a Philosopher in Residence
It has been far too long. I was thinking about listing all the reasons I have not been posting, but that would be a largely pointless act. Instead, I am simply going to recommit to writing with a renewed purpose. When I first started this blog I was fresh o...

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Teaching the philosophical question?
Student initiated questions driving instruction are all the
rage these days and rightfully so. However, this is not a new pedagogical aim;
we have wanted kids to ask questions in the classroom for a long time, but the
problem often lies in how do we teach k...
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