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Values and Happiness

The week before I left for Australia, we were discussing "Values and Happiness" in one of our Grade 3 and 4 classes. I had asked them what kind of things made them happy.

Stung by the splendour of a sudden thought

Today was my first day back with the children after a one month hiatus back in Australia. Armed with another 6 month supply of teaching resources, I returned to the hugs and cheers of these wonderful children.

Beginning again, with the basics of Critical Thinking

Don't just teach your children to read, teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question EVERYTHING.

In philosophy studies, there is no wrong answer

The Ethics & Philosophy course at the Cambodian Children's Trust, has been running since October 2012 and has been received with great enthusiasm by all. I hold classes for all the children, from kindergarten through to Year 12 as well as the staff and ho…

Diana Thompson

Diana has taught and cared for children for over 30 years in Australia. After completing the Ethics and Philosophy course for primary school in NSW, she taught 5th and 6th grade before joining the Cambodian Children's Trust team.