Instantly create random philosophical debates for any KS3-5 classroom or tutor group. Created by a philosophy teacher with a masters in philosophy and designed to take students as deep as possible in as short a time as possible!
This is a 200 slide PPT, containing 198 philosophical debates, discussions, and dilemmas.
It also contains a ‘randomiser’ slide: when clicked a random moral problem is presented to the group.
For a FREE DEMO please search: ‘The Philosophical Debate Generator [Free Demo Version]’
-P4C (Philosophy for kids)
-Form time activities
-R.S./Philosophy/Citizenship cover lessons
-Making best use of spare time at the end of lessons
Discussions follow one of four formats, each asking students to move from one side of the room or the other to make their position clear: teachers should then use questioning to foster a debate between students, encouraging them to present reasons for their choice and defend their position.
The formats are:
-True or False
-Which Philosopher is more correct?
-Agree or Disagree?
-Which is more True?
This resource is great value at £4.99 and cannot be found elsewhere:
-It clearly contributes to your school’s SMSC provision
-Furthers students’ critical thinking skills
-It allows for countless hours of discussion and debate to be structured in a focussed and engaging manner.
-It would take days to reproduce yourself.
-It can save vast amounts of staff time in preparing cover lessons
-It is the perfect way to make the most of any time a teacher might have left at the end of a lesson.
-It deals with cross curricular issues
Please note: this resource deals with controversial issues, debates and questions that may be deemed unsuitable for younger children. It is designed for secondary school students, but can be easily adapted to younger years with appropriate amendments by their teacher.