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How the Socratic Method Engenders Authentic Educational Experiences

Socratic Moments: How the Socratic Method Engenders Authentic Educational Encounters explicates how educators learn to implement the Socratic Method in various teaching and learning situations. The author investigates ways teachers leverage this instructional strategy to enhance critical thinking, learning styles, leadership, and social and emotional learning for today's students
Table Of Contents
Cover -- How the Socratic Method Engenders Authentic Educational Experiences -- How the Socratic Method Engenders Authentic Educational Experiences -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- Students Develop Their Thinking -- Emphasize Process not Outcome -- Response to Skill-Based Learning -- Organization of the Book -- Chapter 1 -- In Search of a Definition -- Socratic Questioning -- The Enduring Questions -- Seeking a Standard -- The Facilitator -- Identifying, Analyzing, and Challenging Assumptions -- Mr. Jorgenson's Socratic Discussion -- Concluding Thoughts -- Chapter 2 -- Learning to Be a Socratic Educator -- Reflective Questions -- Chapter 3 -- Looking at the Elenchus -- Applying the Elenchus in Today's Classrooms -- A Word of Caution -- Chapter 4 -- Socratic Method and Critical Thinking -- What Is Critical Thinking? -- Socrates and Critical Thinking -- Chapter 5 -- Socratic Learning and the Self-Directed Learner -- The Meaning of SDL -- Grow's Ideas about SDL -- Chapter 6 -- Socratic Method and Leadership -- The Reasons for Developing Leaders -- The Historical and Philosophical Claims -- Modern Views of Leadership -- Some Initial Views from the Professional World -- Leadership, Socratic Method, and the Research Study -- Research Study Findings -- Relevancy for Educators -- Chapter 7 -- The Socratic Method and Diverse Classrooms -- Caring for the Socratic Group -- Leveraging Learning Styles -- Visual Learning and the Socratic Method -- Auditory Learning and the Socratic Method -- Reading and the Socratic Method -- Writing and the Socratic Method -- Pre-Writing for the Socratic Discussion -- Writing during Socratic Dialogue -- Writing after the Socratic Dialogue -- Kinesthetic Learning and the Socratic Method -- Chapter 8 -- Social Emotional Learning and the Socratic Method -- Instructional Strategies and SEL -- What Is Self-Awareness?
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non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (141 pages)
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