Thinking in Science and the Scientific Community of Inquiry

Thinking in Science and the Scientific Community of Inquiry
with Dr Tim Sprod

A workshop for:
Year 4-7 primary teachers
and Year 8-9 secondary science teachers

Perth Modern School
11 June 2014
9.00 am to 3.30 pm

$100 per head, lunch and snacks included

FAPSA 2014 Australasian Philosothon

The FAPSA 2014 Australasian Philosothon will be held at Hale School in Perth Western Australia in the 2014 July school holidays.

Please follow the link below for information in regards to invitations, accommodation, Student and Organising Teachers Registration Kits and Resources for the Community of Inquiries.

http://www.philosothon.org/WAAustralasian.html

Dates - July 10th, 11th and 12th July 2014 – (During the second week of the school holidays)

Contact Matthew Wills at mpw [at] hale [dot] wa [dot] edu [dot] au for more details.

Journal for Philosophy in Schools (JPS) - Call for Papers

Please find attached the flyer for JPS's Call for Papers.

FAPSA 2014 Conference - Philosophy’s Contribution to School Education

UPDATE: The CFPs for the FAPSA Conference has been extended until the 10th May.

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The Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Association (FAPSA) presents:

2014 Conference - Philosophy’s Contribution to School Education

7-8 July, 2014

Australian National University, Canberra

http://fapsa.org.au/conference/

Please find attached below the forms for Registration and Calls for Papers and Presentations.

International Baccalaureate Program - Theory of Knowledge

Attached below is an interesting report that considers the Theory of Knowledge (ToK) component of the International Baccalaureate. Relevant to discussions regarding the perceptions and advantages of critical thinking courses in Australian schools.

"IB Programme: Theory of Knowledge (TOK): Exploring learning outcomes, benefits, and perceptions"
Prepared for the International Baccalaureate Organization: Final Report

The Journal of Philosophy in Schools (The JPS)

The Journal of Philosophy in Schools (The JPS) is The Official Journal of the Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Associations and will launch it's first issue this year.

Please like, share and support the page on Facebook and Twitter:

JPS Website: http://www.ojs.unisa.edu.au/index.php/jps/index
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JournalofPhilosophyinSchools?fref=ts
Twitter: @JournalP4C

The first CFPs is out now! See the website or Facebook for further details.

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