Primary school children in Clackmananshire (Scotland) who were taught ‘philosophical inquiry’ maintained an average IQ gain of 6.5 points into secondary school. Clackmananshire is now to bring in philosophy lessons from nursery to secondary school level. [full story here]
Thinking skills are about the most valuable thing you can teach to children. This item caught my eye because one of my NLP Practitioner graduates, Tim Luckock, teaches philosophy for kids. More about Tim here.