The Mission of the Kids
Philosophy Slam is to give kids
a voice and to inspire kids to think by unlocking their intellectual
and creative potential through a unique and powerful philosophical
Imagination or Knowledge:
Which has a greater impact on society?
May 24th News: 2016 Kids Philosophy Slam entries are currently being reviewed. Winners in each grade level will be posted on Friday, May 27th. Links to all winning entries will be posted by Tuesday, May 31st.
The Philosopher of the Week is Plato. If you would like to be on our mailing list, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Kids Philosophy Slam is designed to make philosophy accessible
and fun for kids of all ages and abilities, to promote a philosophical
dialogue between kids and adults, and to promote a greater awareness
of philosophy and education in everyday life. Over $3,000 in
prizes are available to students & schools. Home school
participation as well as international participation is encouraged.
Kids Philosophy Slam has been featured on: The NBC Today Show,
The New York Times, National Public Radio, Christian Science
Monitor and TIME
Magazine for Kids
Listen to National Public Radio
Weekend Edition Saturday, May 6, 2006 - Scott
Simon on National Public Radio talks to Ryan Adams, 16,
a finalist in the 2006 Kids Philosophy Slam in Washington, D.C.
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