Evening workshops

Our workshops offer diverse topics for both genders using Socratic circles and P4C curricula designed to suit different age groups:

Age Range (10-12) Years

  1. (Engraving on Stone (Baseera101
  • The concept of community of inquiry.
  • Philosophical questions.
  • The four types of thinking that supports the curriculum of P4C. (Collaborative, Caring, Creative and Critical)
  • Reasoning, Abstract thinking and higher thinking skills.
  • Reinforcing local cultural values

Program Outputs:

Philosophical thinking skills presented in a simple and fun style.

  • Types of questions, and the practical use of philosophical questions.
  • Spectrum of ideas and forming opinions.
  • Logic and argument.
  • Internal and external dialogue 
  • Simple and complex reasoning: justification and consistency in thinking.
  • Targeting abstract concepts.
  • Classification.
  • Realizing Assumptions 
  • Perception
  • Critical and abstract thinking

Philosophical topics to be discussed:

Happiness, poverty, luck, Pollution, animal rights, good and bad, right and wrong, racism, women rights, etc 

Program is presented by:

Dalia Toonsi: verified Certificate in training as a facilitator for P4C level 3 (the advanced theory  for teaching philosophical thinking for children) : SAPERE.

. For more information click here

2. Socratic circle:

an hour dialogue about different philosophical topics simplified by story-telling and philosophical inquiry style.

Program Outputs:

  • Children will be able to apply the type of questions and ask open philosophical questions
  • Will be able to use the “Concept contenuum ” tool
  • Formulation and analysis of arguments 
  • Use logic and debating as a thinking tool
  • Use simple and complicated reasoning: Justification and consistency in thinking
  • Understand simple philosophical concepts 
  • Comparing between concepts
  • Hypothetical thinking 
  • Analytical, Abstract and Critical thinking 

 

Program is presented by:

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Age Range (13-15) Years

  1. Socratic circle:

an hour dialogue about different philosophical topics simplified by story-telling and philosophical inquiry style.

Program Outputs:

  •  Will be able to apply the type of questions and ask open philosophical questions
  • Will be able to use the “Concept contenuum ” tool
  • Formulation and analysis of arguments 
  • Use logic and debating as a thinking tool
  • Use simple and complicated reasoning: Justification and consistency in thinking
  • Understand simple philosophical concepts 
  • Comparing between concepts
  • Hypothetical thinking 
  • Analytical, Abstract and Critical thinking 

Program is presented by:

. For more information, click the Registration link

2. Philosophy of Art:

Different sessions that discuss philosophical topics that relate to:

  • Standards in art
  • The art experience
  • Artistic inspiration
  • Artistic feeling
  • Art description and perception
  • Artistic inspiration
  • What is music?

Program is presented by:

  • Dalia Toonsi: verified Certificate in training as a facilitator for P4Clevel 3 (the advanced theory for teaching philosophical thinking for children) from SAPERE.
  • Ranad Khayyat: Accredited as a level 1 trainerfor P4C : The Philosophy Foundation

. For more information click on the registration link

3. (Moral Philosophy (Ethics:

4 sessions specialized in moral philosophy in a fun and simple style, topics such as:

  • Good and bad
  • Universal moral perception
  • Moral responsibility and doing good.
  • Morality in the Quraan.

Program is presented by:

  • Dalia Toonsi: verified Certificate in training as a facilitator for P4C level 3 (the advanced theory for teaching philosophical thinking for children) from SAPERE.
  • Ranad Khayyat: Accredited as a level 1 trainer for P4C : The Philosophy Foundation

. For more information click the registration link

Age Range (16-20) Years

  1. Socratic circle:

an hour dialogue about different philosophical topics simplified by story-telling and philosophical inquiry style.

Program Outputs:

  • Will be able to apply the type of questions and ask open philosophical questions
  • Will be able to use the “Concept contenuum ” tool
  • Formulation and analysis of arguments 
  • Use logic and debating as a thinking tool
  • Use simple and complicated reasoning: Justification and consistency in thinking
  • Understand simple philosophical concepts 
  • Comparing between concepts
  • Hypothetical thinking 
  • Analytical, Abstract and Critical thinking 

Program is presented by:

 For more information, click the Registration link.

2.  Philosophy of Language:

Program Content:

6 philosophical dialogues specialized in philosophy of language in a fun and simple style, such as:

  • The function of language
  • Arbitrariness of language
  • Linguistic Meanings
  • Language and truth
  • Language construction and culture
  • Letters

Program is presented by:

Dalia Toonsi: verified Certificate in training as a facilitator for P4C level 3 (the advanced theory for teaching philosophical thinking for children) : SAPERE.

For more information click on the Registration link

3. Philosophy of Art:

Program Content:

Different sessions that discuss philosophical topics that relate to:

  • Standards in art
  • The art experience
  • Artistic inspiration
  • Artistic feeling
  • Art description and perception
  • Artistic inspiration
  • What is music?

Program is presented by:

  • Dalia Toonsi: verified Certificate in training as a facilitator for P4Clevel 3 (the advanced theory for teaching philosophical thinking for children) from SAPERE.
  • Ranad Khayyat: Accredited as a level 1 trainerfor P4C : The Philosophy Foundation

For more information click on the registration link

4. (Moral Philosophy (Ethics:

4 sessions specialized in moral philosophy in a fun and simple style, topics such as:

  • Good and bad
  • Universal moral perception
  • Moral responsibility and doing good.
  • Morality in the Quraan.

Program is presented by:

  • Dalia Toonsi: verified Certificate in training as a facilitator for P4C level 3 (the advanced theory for teaching philosophical thinking for children) from SAPERE.
  • Ranad Khayyat: Accredited as a level 1 trainer for P4C : The Philosophy Foundation

For more information click the registration link

Adults Over 20 Years

  1. (Tree of Knowledge (Baseera 101

Program Content:

  • The concept of community of inquiry.
  • Philosophical questions.
  • The four types of thinking that supports the curriculum of P4C. (Collaborative, Caring, Creative and Critical)
  • Reasoning, Abstract thinking and higher thinking skills.
  • Reinforcing local cultural values

Program Outputs:

Philosophical thinking skills presented in a simple and fun style.

  • Types of questions, and the practical use of philosophical questions.
  • Spectrum of ideas and forming opinions.
  • Logic and argument.
  • Internal and external dialogue
  • Simple and complex reasoning: justification and consistency in thinking.
  • Targeting abstract concepts.
  • Classification.
  • Realizing Assumptions
  • Perception
  • Critical and abstract thinking

Philosophical topics to be discussed:

Happiness, poverty, luck, Pollution, animal rights, good and bad, right and wrong, racism, women rights, etc

Program is presented by:

Dalia Toonsi: verified Certificate in training as a facilitator for P4C level 3 (the advanced theory for teaching philosophical thinking for children : SAPERE.

For more information click here.

2. Parenting Sessions:

Program Content:

Philosophical dialogues in a safe community to exchange parenting experiences topics such as:

  • How do we define childhood
  • what is the nature of relationship between children and adults?
  • Is it my duty as a parent to create and construct my child‘s thoughts?
  • Attachment , an idea to explore.
  • Growing, learning and the journey of development in parents and children‘s lives.
  • Am I a role model? Should I be one?
  • If its the circle of life, why do we resist it?

Program is presented by:

Dalia Toonsi: verified Certificate in training as a facilitator for P4C level 3 (the advanced theory for teaching philosophical thinking for children) :SAPERE.

For more information click here.

3. Stories from the Arabic heritage:

a one-hour dialogue specialized in philosophical topics that are derived from our Arabic and Islamic culture, in a simple style through story-telling and philosophical inquiry.

Program is presented by:

Dalia Toonsi: verified Certificate in training as a facilitator for P4C level 3 (the advanced theory for teaching philosophical thinking for children) :SAPERE.

For more information click the registration link