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Delegation from the Miyagi University of Education Visit

In the week of February 13 a team of teachers from the Miyagi University of Education will be hosted at the University of Hawai‘i College of Education. As a part of their visit they will experience p4cHI in Uehiro Academy model schools and participate in a reception with Uehiro Faculty at the University of Hawaii. Check back for more information when they visit!

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Uehiro Academy Named an Organizational Partner of the C3 Teachers Movement

The Uehiro Academy for Philosophy and Ethics in Education has been officially names as an organizational partner of the C3 Teachers movement. To see the complete list of partners, click here. Also click here to learn more about the C3 Teachers Organizational Partners Meeting, in which representatives from several social studies organizations convened to discuss how to facilitate teacher inquiry using their materials. Dr. Amber Strong Makaiau traveled to Washington DC at the end of 2016 to represent the Uehiro Academy at this meeting.

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The Routledge International Handbook for Philosophy for Children Has Been Published!

We are very happy to announce that the Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children has now been published and that philosophy for children Hawai’i is featured in two chapters! They are: Chapter 3. The Philosophy for Children Hawai’i Approach to Deliberative Pedagogy by Dr. Amber Strong Makaiau and Chapter 26. Empowering Global P4C Research and Practice Through Self-Study: The Philosophy for Children Hawai’i International Journaling and Self-Study Project by Dr. Amber Strong Makaiau, Jessica Ching-Sze Wang, Karen Ragoonaden, Lu Leng. Click here to learn more, including how to order the book!

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p4cHI Kaelepulu Elementary and Waikiki Elementary receive top honors

Here are more detailed rankings of how well p4cHI schools like Kaelepulu Elementary and Waikiki Elementary performed overall against the state standards.

Highest Achieving Schools in Meeting English Language Arts/Literacy Standards

#1 Kaelepulu Elementary: 91%

#2 Waikiki Elementary: 84%

 

Highest Achieving Schools in Meeting Mathematics Standards

#1 Waikiki Elementary: 84%

#3 Kaelepulu Elementary: 83%

 

Highest Achieving Schools in Meeting Science Standards

#1 Kaelepulu Elementary: 100%

#2 Waikiki Elementary: 97%

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR p4cHI SCHOOLS!

 

 

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