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What Is A Socratic Seminar?

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The goal of the Socratic seminar is to foster critical thinking by examining inaccurate/incomplete beliefs and the assumptions behind them. The post What Is A Socratic Seminar? appeared first on TeachThought.

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A Socratic Seminar for Elementary Learners

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Socratic seminars have been around, obviously, since the days of Socratics. In the Socratic seminar, the teacher uses questions to guide discussion around specific learning goals. The Benefits of Socratic Seminars are: Offer opportunities for student voice. Sneetches: A Socratic Seminar.


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Starting my 2022 Georgetown University ed tech seminar

Bryan Alexander

This week my spring 2022 seminar began. These seminars are mostly discussion based. As the seminar progresses, they will use technologies they study to create these reflections. It’s a master’s degree course for Georgetown University’s excellent Learning, Design, and Technology program.

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How Using Slack Can Improve Socratic Seminars


Our interest in academic discourse, and by extension Socratic seminars, stems from our work as Hollyhock fellows at Stanford’s Center to Support Excellence in Teaching. The fellowship is a two-year program of professional development designed to combat the teacher retention problem, primarily in low-income schools.

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Choosing the Best Overhead Classroom Projector: 5 Key Factors to Consider

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When one classroom or seminar room is used by multiple professors or teachers in a day, having a projector with multiple connectivity options, like HDMI and VGA, ensures seamless connection and content sharing without compatibility issues. Seminar Room & Huddle Space Overhead projector has long been used in a seminar room.

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Using @TodaysMeet to Enhance Socratic Seminars in English Assessment #edtech #edchat


Our English Department uses Socratic seminars as an assessment tool. When the Socratic seminar is the culminating assessment, students are expected to prepare for the activity ahead of time as they would for a written test. Students sit in two concentric circles during a Socratic seminar.

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Follow Along With a Grad Seminar About Edtech: Part 1, Picking the Best Tech


This semester I’m teaching a graduate seminar on education and technology for Georgetown University. Over the next two months, I’ll share the experience and highlights in a series of columns for EdSurge with highlights from the course.

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