Visual images can be an effective and accessible way to prompt dialogue and enquiry for all learners. During the Covid-19 crisis, I have been increasingly drawn to visual stimulus for exploring big and complex ideas.
Blob Tree effective communication tools for review and 1000s of free images on Facebook page for stimulus
Wonder Ponder Visual philosophy from Madrid! I am their UK distributor of sorts and sell their philosophy boxes on my courses in the UK - please ask me! Sign up for I Wonder, Self Interviews under Lockdown
Grant Snider Words and pictures. Excellent comic art stimulus on Grant's website and his website Incidental Comics
Daily Art and P4C activities on Instagram from Jake Garfield of Line
of Thought Where art meets big ideas.... (Jake is Royal Drawing School and Royal College of Art trained)
The Extended Mind Activity
Pack from a contemporary exhibition at The Talbot Gallery, Edinburgh. Lovely to receive an email from Dr Miranda Anderson who attended my SAPERE P4C course at the University of Edinburgh a few years ago. The Extended Mind exhibition
explored an array of ways in which aspects of the world beyond our brain, such as our bodies, objects, language, ideas, other people and environments can, and often do, expand our cognitive capacities. The activity pack is a real journey of the mind
Literacy Shed collection of films for excellent p4c stimulus (also see Images Shed)
News weekly poster related to the news with a thought-provoking question. Free for 4 weeks during Covid-19
Pobble 365 image One picture. One teaching resource. Every day.
Once upon a picture Images to inspire
Instagram account of photo collage artist Uğur Gallen from Turkey who contrasts photos to show injustices in the world.
Studio Carreras is a design studio in Girona which produces big ideas as simple shapes. I use these as part of my advanced training as a P4C review tool, and as part of aesthetic enquiry.
Watch this space for an upcoming article on using photos and design in P4C.