TAM9 Education Workshop

Material for Skepticism in the Classroom workshop at The Amaz!ng Meeting 9

Go to Barbara Drescher’s Presentation

Matt Lowry

Questions? Find Matt at: skepticalteacher.wordpress.com
Audio of the workshop is also available on Matt’s blog.


Download (PPS, 9.62MB)

Presentation in PDF Format

The Self-Tying Knot Trick

The Self-Tying Knot (Solution)

Other videos from Matt’s presentation:

Astrology Activity (Demonstrates the Barnum Effect, A.K.A. Forer Effect)

Astrology Activity Key

Movie Physics Assignment

Questions/Notes Sheet to accompany the video below, Secrets of the Psychics

Barbara Drescher

Questions? Email me at: badrescher@icbseverywhere.com

Presentation – Slides added to provide explanations and notes

Download (PPS, 4.46MB)

Presentation in PDF Format

Swift blog post discussing philosophy in elementary schools and describing my experience observing a session.

Duck! Rabbit! Teacher’s Guide

Duck! Rabbit!
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Available from:

Barnes and Noble

Do You Think What You Think You Think?
by Julian Baggini and Jeremy Stangroom

Available from:

Barnes and Noble (and NookBook)


Philosophy for Kids
by David White

Available from:

Barnes and Noble

Really, Really Big Questions
by Stephen Law

Available from:

Barnes and Noble

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