Time to Think Book 1 Cover

Time to Think Book 1

A guide to thoughtful discussion

Provide food for thought. Time to Think encourages the development of good thinking skills: reflective analysis, reasoning and discrimination. It asks students to consider philosophical concepts and promotes discussion. This series is supported by teacher notes, a checklist of essential thinking skills and evaluation forms.

Ages: 8-10 | Pages: 44 | Code: 0154 | ISBN: 9781877300431
Series: Time to Think

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Anne-Maree McDougall

Anne-Maree McDougall, a New Zealand-trained and registered teacher and an active member of the New Zealand Philosophy for Children Association, has a passion for thinking with students of all ages. She has worked with teachers, parents and students in New Zealand, Australia and England, and will continue to do so from her home on New Zealand's Coromandel Peninsula.


Using this Resource6
Practical Considerations7
The Role of the Teacher8
Assessment and Evaluation9
Think Tank10
Great Questions to Ask11
Good and Bad12
Being Bad13
Getting up to "Mischief"14
What Makes SomeoneA Real Friend?15
Being Afraid17
Being Brave18
What's Possible19
Youth and Age21
Fair or Unfair?22
Being First24
Animals in Zoos25
Important Things26
More Consequences27
"It's Mine"28
Minds and Moving30
Things People Want31
Telling the Truth33
What's Important?36
Belief and Knowledge38
Essential Skills40
Checklist for Essential Skills Covered41
Individual Think TankSelf-evaluation42
Teacher Evaluation43