Young Children's Caring Thinking


Abstract
The purpose of this paper was to enhance caring thinking of young children through the community of philosophical inquiry. To find out how young children's caring thinking is expressed in the community of inquiry, the inquiry has been conducted against 5-year old children for 12 weeks a total of 24 times and the whole process has been recorded. Then, the collected data have been thoroughly analyzed. According to the analysis, young children with the community of inquiry showed 5 types of caring thinking and 38 kinds of characteristics. With increase in frequencies of discussion, various characteristics of caring thinking have been observed and a number of caring thinking-related vocabularies increased as well. As caring thinking changes, in addition, a pattern of discussion has alsochanged from teacher-child to child-child interaction. In conclusion, research findings indicated that the community of inquiry influenced the improvement of caring thinking. Through the community of philosophical inquiry, young children transformed themselves into thinking entities, showing caring thinking by discovering active meanings on problematic cases requiring care and manifesting it as behavior
Keywords Conference Proceedings  Contemporary Philosophy
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI wcp22200827625
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 44,386
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

한국 유아를 위한 철학적 탐구공동체 활동의 실제.Hyun-Joo Lee & Dae-Ryun Chung - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 27:123-139.
Philosophizing About Our Emotions in the Classroom.Ann Margaret Sharp - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 27:89-99.
Geriatric Filial Piety.Charles Zola - 2001 - International Journal of Applied Philosophy 15 (2):185-203.
Caring and Internality.Agnieszka Jaworska - 2007 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 74 (3):529-568.
Philosophy for Children.Marzena Parzych - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 27:71-79.
Making More Fundamental Questions in a Community of Inquiry.Jae-Won Son - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 52:81-86.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2013-04-04

Total views
17 ( #504,069 of 2,271,753 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
3 ( #410,898 of 2,271,753 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes

Sign in to use this feature