If you are looking for a way of fostering a class discussion in the spirit of Socrates, this article can help! Open-ended questioning has a way of getting the creative juices flowing and everyone involved engaged. Read on to learn more about this effective classroom method.
The Socratic practice has proven to be one the most innovative and disruptive technique of learning. Since its early beginnings it has empowered people to express and synthesize their own ideas, especially in the way every individual envisions the world. Michael Strong explains this visionary educational method through his own experience as a teacher.
FREE! This “Socratic Seminar Teacher Observations (Summary)” is designed as a guide to enable a teacher to quickly document individual student performance on key parameters and summarize whole class performance. Five behavioral objectives are clearly stated. The guide also includes an area for debriefing notes.