Center for Philosophy for Children http://www.kplu.org en At Seattle Elementary, Philosopher Helps Kids Explore The 'Why' Questions http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-elementary-philosopher-helps-kids-explore-why-questions <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Students at Seattle's John Muir Elementary School are&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">trying to answer life's big questions.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Along with reading and math, the school's curriculum includes philosophy.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Why philosophy? <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kids start asking all sorts of "why" questions starting in preschool, says philosopher </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jana Mohr Lone:&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"Why is the sky blue? Why are some things in color and some things aren’t? Can you be happy and sad at the same time?"</span></p><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Florangela Davila 13677 at http://www.kplu.org At Seattle Elementary, Philosopher Helps Kids Explore The 'Why' Questions