Hands up everyone out there who learned mostly by rote. Yeah, us too. For a nontrivial number of parents, math is memorization, grammar is repetition, and a bunch of other subjects consist of reading, listening, writing things down,Learn more!
It’s baked right into the word “philosophy.” Philos means love and sophia means wisdom. We’re meant to love asking big questions, and when we’re little, we really, really do. Somewhere along the way, however, our fondness for bigLearn more!
We’d like to give a great big thank you to Martin Street School in Milton, Ontario, and to their amazing librarian, Mrs. Webber! We spent a day there this week, chatting with grade twos and threes about theLearn more!
There’s so much fun stuff that can be done with philosophy in a homeschool environment, and we’re thrilled that this year, we’re part of the Canadian Online Homeschool Conference (February 2-11). We’ll be doing a talk about funLearn more!
They seem really smart, right? And cool, and famous, and… Well, philosophers, even the very famous ones, have silly moments, just like the rest of us. To celebrate these quirks, and to introduce little thinkers to some ofLearn more!
Well, thinkers, was it a good one? Did you ask big questions? Were there lots of new ideas this year, and interesting people to share them with? Did you start and finish 2017 with curiosity and creativity? Yup,Learn more!
It is with great pride and pleasure that we introduce our latest app, Get Wise (cue trumpet fanfare and confetti canons)! This app features a 3D museum, a board game, a dress-up activity, a journal tool, a colouringLearn more!
The presents will have been opened, the last of the leftovers consumed, and all the guests will have gone home. Kids will be bored, and adults will be in the process of getting back to work/reality. If we’reLearn more!
To all thinkers, big and little, we say thank you for asking amazing, big questions. Here’s to finding a whole lot of answers together! Happy World Philosophy Day, everyone! Now, let’s have a little giggle, shall we?Learn more!
Teaching a kid to participate in an argument without getting angry or riled up is a challenge. Let’s be honest, it’s something most grown-ups find a bit tricky too (just look at rants and trolls on social media).Learn more!