The Answer Sheet: philosophy

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 01/05/2010

Teaching philosophy in school

If educators/politicians who dictate education policy were serious about teaching young people how to be analytical and think beyond the obvious, then philosophy would not be relegated to an extracurricular club that meets at lunchtime. Where, you ask, would it be squeezed into a school day that is jam-packed with math and reading and science and history? How about dropping the hours too many kids take getting teacher-led standardized test prep?

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:21 AM ET, 01/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Learning | Tags:  philosophy