The Socratic Seminar is a terrific model to incorporate into your classroom. Learn how you can use it, and what it takes to make it work. When done right, the Socratic Seminar elevates student engagement and learning.
These are one strategy that I am focussing on this year. I practiced them a couple of years ago and found them amazing in terms of improving responsibility for learning, deeper level connection and understanding of the text and academic dialogue. They also improved peer interaction and promoted respect.
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