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Philosophy for Kids: Intro & The Big 3
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Philosophy for Kids: Intro & The Big 3

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PowerPoint created for 1 hour Philosophy for Kids workshop, aimed at 9-12 year olds Introduces philosophical thinking and the ‘big three’: Socrates, Plato & Aristotle Tasks are highlighted in green Discussion-based lesson with practical exercises Great for getting kids into a philosophical frame of mind
Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 5
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Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 5

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Lesson 5/8 on the Big Questions in Philosophy Taught to 8-13 year olds, but delivery can be modified to suit a wider age range Lesson 5: Do ghosts exist? Ghosts as souls Dualism: Plato Descartes Monism: Aristotle Dawkins Quick quiz Glossary of new terms Recommended sources (books, TV shows and films) Homework for Lesson 6: Is any of this real?
Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 7
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Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 7

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Lesson 7/8 on the Big Questions in Philosophy Taught to 8-13 year olds, but delivery can be modified to suit a wider age range Lesson 7: How can we live a good life? Why does it matter? Deontological: Kantian Ethics Teleological: Utilitarianism Character-based: Aristotle Strengths and weaknesses of each approach Quick quiz (lesson recap) Glossary of new terms Recommended sources (books, TV shows and films) Homework for Lesson 8: Conclusions
Windrush Arrival, Commemoration & Legacy
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Windrush Arrival, Commemoration & Legacy

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Presentation on the arrival of the SS Empire Windrush: Context (changes in Britain) Fact file 2 personal experiences to compare Commemoration attempts Windrush scandal and government response Links to Black Lives Matter movement today Recommended sources (websites, books, television shows) Integrated exercises to reflect on the nature of this history Suitable for all ages and anyone wishing to understand the UK civil rights movement in more depth Particularly relevant to those studying History papers about migration in Britain
OCR Love & Relationships Poems, GCSE Eng. Lit
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OCR Love & Relationships Poems, GCSE Eng. Lit

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Every poem in OCR’s Love and Relationships collection for English Literature GCSE. Each poem is printed, accompanied by the following: Colour-coded labelling of poetic techniques Views of each poet on love and relationships Form Structure Language Rhyme Context (where relevant) Tone Also includes glossary of some poetic terms, exam structure, and key tips from examiners, based on examiner reports.
Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 1
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Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 1

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Lesson 1/8 on the Big Questions in Philosophy Taught to 8-13 year olds, but delivery can be modified to suit a wider age range Lesson 1: The Origins of Philosophy What is philosophy? Socrates and the Socratic method Plato’s Allegory of the Cave Aristotle’s empiricism Practical exercise: how did the beliefs of Plato and Aristotle differ? Glossary of new terms Recommended sources (books, TV shows and films) Homework for Lesson 2: Practical Exercises in Philosophy
Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 2
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Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 2

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Lesson 2/8 on the Big Questions in Philosophy Taught to 8-13 year olds, but delivery can be modified to suit a wider age range Lesson 2: Practical Exercises in Philosophy Time travel Paradoxes Butterfly effect Doing nothing Dualism (Descartes): difference between mind and body doing nothing Enlightenment and meditation Glossary of new terms Recommended sources (books, TV shows and films) Homework for Lesson 3: How did life begin?
Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 3
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Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 3

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Lesson 3/8 on the Big Questions in Philosophy Taught to 8-13 year olds, but delivery can be modified to suit a wider age range Lesson 3: How did life begin? Theists Genesis Creation Myth Design Argument Atheists Big Bang Evolution Strengths and weaknesses of both views A Middle Ground Compatibility of religion and science through John Polkinghorne Plato’s Allegory of the Cave Aristotle’s empiricism Quick quiz (lesson recap) Glossary of new terms Recommended sources (books, TV shows and films) Homework for Lesson 4: Are we free?
Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 4
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Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 4

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Lesson 4/8 on the Big Questions in Philosophy Taught to 8-13 year olds, but delivery can be modified to suit a wider age range Lesson 4: Are we free? Why does it matter? Determinism: John Locke Psychological theories Free will: Christianity Islam Quick quiz (lesson recap) Glossary of new terms Recommended sources (books, TV shows and films) Homework for Lesson 5: Do ghosts exist?
Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 6
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Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 6

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Lesson 6/8 on the Big Questions in Philosophy Taught to 8-13 year olds, but delivery can be modified to suit a wider age range Lesson 6: Is any of this real? Why does it matter? Plato v. Aristotle: recap Descartes: recap The ‘dream world’ Simulation argument Quick quiz Glossary of new terms Recommended sources (books, TV shows and films) Homework for Lesson 7: How can we live a good life?
Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 8
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Philosophy: The Big Questions - Lesson 8

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Lesson 8/8 on the Big Questions in Philosophy Taught to 8-13 year olds, but delivery can be modified to suit a wider age range Lesson 8: Conclusions Lesson 1 Recap: Origins of Philosophy Lesson 2 Recap: Practical Exercises in Philosophy Lesson 3 Recap: How did life begin? Lesson 4 Recap: Are we free? Lesson 5 Recap: Do ghosts exist? Lesson 6 Recap: Is any of this real? -Lesson 7 Recap: How can we live a good life? End of course quiz Other Big Questions
Workshop: Extraterrestrial Life...?
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Workshop: Extraterrestrial Life...?

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Designed for a one hour workshop for 8-11 year olds, but can be modified to suit a wider age range. Not subject-specific - just great for young minds who are interested in alien life (and possible government conspiracies)! Definition of extraterrestrial Exercises in green (open questions for discussion) Match the word to the definition task 3 case studies with video footage, facts and aftermath: Kenneth Arnold Lubbock Lights Rendlesham Forest End of lesson quiz
Travel Workshop: Minor Tours of Greece
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Travel Workshop: Minor Tours of Greece

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A great resource for a ‘virtual tour’ of Greece Perfect for 8-12 year olds wishing to be kept entertained/informed and get a taste of Greek culture Contains the following information: Fact file Information on the Olympians and Greek mythology Best locations to explore Greek mythology Contains exercises, including the following: Dance the sirtaki Point out Greece on a map of Europe Discuss the difference between mythology and history Name the mythical creature Name the food
The Philosophy of History: Lesson 3
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The Philosophy of History: Lesson 3

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The third lesson in a ten-lesson course entitled ‘The Philosophy of History’. Aimed at a younger audience but can be modified - suits 8-14 years. Lesson Three covers the following. Slides include videos, illustrations, tables and questions in green designed to encourage discussion and debate: Lesson aims Matching exercise on ‘The Five Ws’ (who, what, when, where, why) Five Ws applied to the Middle Ages Why it was called the Middle/Dark Ages and why historians no longer like to use those terms Background and life of Voltaire Politics: a comparison of ‘Charles the Great’ and ‘Bad King John’ Society: the feudal system and why it collapsed Culture: Dante’s Divine Comedy, what inspired it and why it was written in Italian instead of Latin Quick recap quiz Glossary of new terms Recommended reading and viewing for this topic Homework for next week’s lesson: research on the ancient Olympic Games
The Philosophy of History: Lesson 4
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The Philosophy of History: Lesson 4

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The fourth lesson in a ten-lesson course entitled ‘The Philosophy of History’. Advisable to purchase all ten lessons, but can also be taught as a one-off lesson. Aimed at a younger audience but can be modified - suits 8-14 years. Slides include videos, illustrations, tables and questions in green designed to encourage discussion and debate. Lesson four - ‘Lessons’ from History - covers the following: Lesson aims Quotations from famous figures about the potential to ‘learn from’ history Hegel’s philosophy of history in simple terms Application of Hegel’s philosophy to the case study of ancient Greece Politics: Athenian democracy Religion: the Greek gods and goddesses Sport: the ancient Olympic Games and their history up to the modern age Art & architecture: the Parthenon and analysis of a Greek vase Five Ws applied Quick recap quiz Glossary of new terms Recommended reading and viewing for this topic Homework for next week’s lesson: research on the alliance systems that led up to the First World War
The Philosophy of History: Lesson 5
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The Philosophy of History: Lesson 5

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The fifth lesson in a ten-lesson course entitled ‘The Philosophy of History’. Advisable to purchase all ten lessons, but can also be taught as a one-off lesson. Aimed at a younger audience but can be modified - suits 8-14 years. Slides include videos, illustrations, tables and questions in green designed to encourage discussion and debate. Lesson Five - Cause & Effect - covers the following: Lesson aims Cause and effect starter (identifying and matching) exercise Background to cause and effect + strengths & weaknesses Long-term causes of World War One (MAIN) Short-term/catalyst causes of World War One (The July Crisis etc.) Short-term effects of World War One Long-term effects/legacy of World War One Quick recap quiz Glossary of new terms Recommended reading and viewing for this topic Homework for next week’s lesson: research on Stalin
The Philosophy of History: Lesson 2
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The Philosophy of History: Lesson 2

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The second lesson in a 10 lesson course entitled ‘The Philosophy of History’. Aimed at a younger audience but can be modified - suits 8-14 years. Lesson 2 covers the following. Slides include videos, illustrations, tables and questions in green designed to encourage discussion and debate: Lesson aims The definition and importance of context Context of the French Revolution The Enlightenment: a table of key events, people and reasons for it Background and life of Voltaire Voltaire’s key ideas about historiography A matching activity Quick quiz to recap what the lesson covered Glossary of new terms Recommended reading and viewing for this topic Homework for next week’s lesson on ‘W’ questions and the Middle Ages
The Philosophy of History: Lesson 1
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The Philosophy of History: Lesson 1

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An introductory lesson to a 10 lesson course entitled ‘The Philosophy of History’. Aimed at a younger audience but can be modified - suits 8-14 years Lesson 1 covers the following and each slide has questions in green designed to encourage discussion and debate: Overall aims of the course What the ‘philosophy of history’ actually means (origins of the words etc.) The idea of ‘historical judgement’ (video included) The origins of history: Herodotus (video included) Quick quiz Historian starter kit (sources, timelines and other disciplines) Exercise: identify different types of source (written, oral, visual etc.) Exercise: match the discipline to the definition Glossary of new terms Recommended reading and viewing for this topic Homework for next week’s lesson on Enlightenment context
The Philosophy of History: Lesson 6
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The Philosophy of History: Lesson 6

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The sixth lesson in a ten-lesson course entitled ‘The Philosophy of History’. Advisable to purchase all ten lessons, but can also be taught as a one-off lesson. The purpose of each lesson in the course is to apply theories/philosophies/historiographies to historical case studies and evaluate how strong they are. Aimed at a younger audience but can be modified - suits 8-16 years. Slides include videos, illustrations, tables and questions in green designed to encourage discussion and debate. Lesson Six - Divine Purpose - covers the following: Lesson aims St Augustine’s early life St Augustine’s philosophy of history Early 20th century Russia: background and context (facts, statistics etc.) Stalin’s early life Key events in Stalin’s rule (collectivisation, Great Terror, cult of personality) Soviet persecution of Christians and Stalin’s legacy Quick recap quiz Glossary of new terms Recommended reading and viewing for this topic Homework for next week’s lesson: write a list of history’s ‘great men’
The Philosophy of History: Lesson 7
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The Philosophy of History: Lesson 7

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The seventh lesson in a ten-lesson course entitled ‘The Philosophy of History’. Advisable to purchase all ten lessons, but can also be taught as a one-off lesson. The purpose of each lesson in the course is to apply theories/philosophies/historiographies to historical case studies and evaluate how strong they are. Aimed at a younger audience but can be modified - suits 8-16 years. Slides include videos, illustrations, tables and questions in green designed to encourage discussion and debate. Lesson Seven - Great Man Theory - covers the following: Lesson aims Thomas Carlyle: a mini biography and timeline Carlyle’s Great Man Theory (1840): main points Hero types exercise (work out who’s who in the pictures and say which type of hero they are) Napoleon: context and early life Napoleon: God of War? Napoleon: a hero? Quick recap quiz Glossary of new terms Recommended reading and viewing for this topic Homework for next week’s lesson: facts about Karl Marx + social class