PLATO – Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization

an organization of the APAS’s Committee on Pre-College Instruction in Philosophy

Linked with PHILO – ACTION, POUR PENSER ET CHANGER L’ECOLE.

MISSION STATEMENT: PLATO (Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization) is dedicated to being a national voice for advocating the introduction of philosophy into pre-college classrooms and to connecting the education and philosophy communities through programs, resource-sharing and the development of a national network of those working in pre-college philosophy … (about 1/2 /Mission Statement).

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Getting Started /Teaching Elementary School Philosophy; Resources /Articles etc; Organizations /Associations; APA Meetings; Events;
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About 2/2: … PLATO offers support and resource-sharing  for teachers, parents, philosophers and others involved in teaching philosophy to pre-college students. 

Launched by the Committee on Pre-College Instruction in Philosophy (CPIP) of the American Philosophical Association (APA), PLATO’s goal is to attain a visible, national presence, and to advocate in both the philosophical and educational communities for more pre-college philosophy instruction.

Beginning in 2011, you can join PLATO by becoming a Teacher Associate Member of the APA. Founded in 1900 to “encourage creative and scholarly activity in philosophy,” the APA is one of the largest philosophical associations in the world with over 11,000 members.

As a PLATO member you will benefit by: … (full text about).

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