These are resources for research about and use of philisophical inquiry with children's books and other curriculum-based materials. The Philosophy for Children (P4C) model encourages children to answer big questions and engage in critical thinking.
Sara Goering is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Member of the Program on Values in Society, and Program Director for the Northwest Center for Philosophy for Children at the University of Washington, Seattle.
This is a good article to introduce you to the P4C literature. Use the Bibliography from this article to find additional articles. Articles from this resource are updated regularly and entries are peer reviewed.
Montclair State University's institute is the oldest organization encouraging children's philisophical practice. Read about what Philosophy for Children (P4C) is, its history, and the research around P4C.
This University of Alberta associate organization has a two-fold mission: 1. Develop critical thinking skills, creativity, and caring communities through philosophical inquiry programs. and 2. Promote the Philosophy for Children Program as an exemplary method of achieving #1.
Find a helpful introductory video on the main page and links to Alberta curriculum matching guides under the 'Resources' tab. Caution: This site was last updated in 2016.