P4C

AcronymDefinition
P4CPhilosophy for Children (educational movement)
P4CPress for Conversion (publication; Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade)
P4CPage Four Color
References in periodicals archive ?
Teachers at the school say P4C boosts children's reasoning and higher order thinking skills and helps them develop a high level of dialogue with older children using the language of reason such as counter-argument, making distinctions and giving examples.
P4C was intended for pupils from kindergarten to the end of secondary school (Lipman, Sharp & Oscanyan, 1980).
In the process of P4C, the teacher is a facilitator whose primary task is to stimulate the children to reason about their own problems through discussion, and not evaluate the children's standpoints at all.
Formal trainings on facilitating the community of inquiry are offered by some organizations that promote the implementation of the P4C pedagogy.
P4C (Philosophy for Children), (Lipman, 1980) draws on the Socratic method of learning pioneered initially in Plato's dialogues and focuses on learning how to ask a question and how to respond when asked a question.
And the P4C grant-aid investment consultancy, of which he is operations director, is so good at that it is now among the fastest growing of its type in the West Midlands.
Jason Allen, managing director at P4C, says: "One of the most useful things about the help we received is that we have found out which countries are not suitable for us, so we can focus our energies on the countries with the most potential for our business.
This perspective does not spontaneously appear in pupils aged 10 to 12; it requires a well-sustained philosophical praxis, both in frequency and in time, as shown by the examples of the Mexican and Australian school groups, which have been committed to using the P4C approach for, respectively, two and five years.
P4C used the Chamber's overseas market introduction service to access information about different countries and gain sector specific advice.
P4C used the chamber's Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS) to access information about different countries and gain sector specific advice.
At this time, we find it opportune to compare the Lipmanian criteria of critical thinking with the reality of pupils when they undertake P4C.
Magazines can be described in terms of various characteristics of the readers (age, gender, race, income), characteristics of the magazine (subject matter, paid circulation, audience size, single-copy sales, number of issues), and the magazine's price for a standardized advertisement, for example, the cost of a P4C advertisement.