Course: Philosophy for Children: Teaching Practice (Winter Term)

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Course title Philosophy for Children: Teaching Practice (Winter Term)
Course code KPD/FDZS
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Bauman Petr, PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The training consists of at least 10 sessions (including preparation and supervision by a tutor who consequently gives the student feedback on his or her performance).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Skills training
Learning outcomes
Field training: students make sure that they have full command of Philosophy for Children methodology and they are able to use it in real-life educational contexts when working with children and young people.
Students will acquire the following skills: - demonstrate philosophical (logical) thinking in a considerably stressful situation - identify philosophical issues in individual school subjects - identify links between "pure" philosophical issues and other scientific disciplines - make meaningful links between philosophical inquiry and scientific inquiry in general - foster positive working atmosphere in the group - contribute to common dialogue in a non-manipulative way so that the inquiry moves further and deeper - help children reflect on the work of the community of inquiry - exercise their authority for the benefit of the inquiry (processual, not ideological authority) - reflect on their own work as well as the children's work
Prerequisites
Philosophy for Children in Theory and Practice

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

The training consists of at least 10 sessions (including preparation and supervision by a tutor who consequently gives the student feedback on his or her performance)+ report and participation on colloquium.
Recommended literature
  • Fisher, R. Učíme děti myslet a učit se. Praha: Portál, 1997. ISBN 80-7178-120-7.
  • Lipman, M. - Sharp, A.M. Ethical Inquiry: Instructional Manual to Accompany Lisa. IAPC, 1995. ISBN 0-8191-4785-0.
  • Lipman, M. - Sharp, A.M. Looking for meaning: Instructional Manual to Accompany Pixie. IAPC, 1982. ISBN 0-8191-3829-0.
  • Lipman, M. - Sharp, A.M. Wondering At The World: Instructional Manual to Accompany Kio and Gus.. IAPC, 1986. ISBN 0-8191-5471-7.
  • Lipman, M. Harry Stottlemeier's Discovery. revised ed.. IAPC, 1982. ISBN 0-916834-00-X.
  • LIPMAN, M. Kio and Gus. IAPC, 1982. ISBN 0-916834-19-0.
  • Lipman, M. Lisa. 2nd ed.. IAPC, 1983. ISBN 0-916834-21-2.
  • Lipman, M. Philosophical Inquiry: Instructional Manual to Accompany Harry Stottlemeier's Discovery. revised ed.. IAPC, 1984. ISBN 0-916834-12-3.
  • LIPMAN, M. Pixie. IAPC, 1981. ISBN 0-916834-17-4.
  • Sasseville, M. et al. La pratique de la philosophie avec les enfants. 2e éd. Québec: Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 2000. ISBN 2-7637-7782-1.
  • Sharp, A.M. - Splitter, L. Teaching for Better Thinking: The Classroom Community of Inquiry. ACER, 1995. ISBN 0-86431-143-5.
  • Sharp, A.M. Making Sense of My World: Instructional Manual to Accompany The Doll Hospital. ACER, 2000. ISBN 0-86431-321-7.
  • Sharp, A.M. The Doll Hospital. ACER, 2000. ISBN 0-86431-311-X.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter