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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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iCEV Hosting Free Professional Development Online Seminar to Support Career & Technical Education (CTE) Teachers and Administrators

American Consortium for Equity in Education

iCEV, a leading producer of Career & Technical Education (CTE) curriculum, industry certification preparation and testing, and CTE data management, is hosting its annual Back-to-School Seminar to support CTE teachers and administrators as they prepare for the 2024-25 school year.

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World Environment Day: Living Responsibly with Nature

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It encourages individuals, communities, and governments to take concrete actions towards sustainable development and to address critical environmental challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution.

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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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Career Guidance in Cypriot Schools: How Students are Prepared for a Successful Future

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Educational seminars and consultations with career guidance specialists are integrated into the school curriculum from the first grade. Useful seminars and workshops are held on the basis of this educational initiative.

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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.