For Teachers

About teaching philosophy

This page is dedicated to resources for philosophy teachers.

How to teach philosophy:

TeachPhilosophy101 - Repository of free philosophy teaching resources.

Teaching Philosophy - Peer-reviewed journal for philosophy teachers.

Design and Teach - This page by the Carnegie Mellon Eberly Center is useful for new teachers designing courses for the first time.

Online Resources - Teacher resources from the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning.

PLATO - This organization promotes K-12 philosophy, and has a repository of lesson plans for pre-college students. Many lessons can be adapted for college classrooms.

How to get students talking:

David Chalmer's Guidelines for Discussion - Guidelines to share with students to help set expectations.

The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies - Strategies compiled by Cult of Pedagogy.