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Socratic Teaching. Engaging students through dialogue. Socratic Method--Origins. Based on ideas of Socrates (469-399 B.C.E.). Socrates’ actual method was an extended public dialogue/debate between teacher and a student (aka “dialectic”). This can be rather harsh.

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socratic teaching

Socratic Teaching

Engaging students through dialogue

socratic method origins
Socratic Method--Origins
  • Based on ideas of Socrates (469-399 B.C.E.).
  • Socrates’ actual method was an extended public dialogue/debate between teacher and a student (aka “dialectic”). This can be rather harsh.
  • Therefore, we use a moderated version, consisting mostly of group discussion.
  • Teacher poses questions rather than providing answers.
  • Considered one of the most powerful teaching tools.
purposes
Purposes
  • To engage students by arousing their curiosity.
  • To make learning a participatory--not passive--experience.
  • To encourage critical (i.e., higher-order) thinking and problem-solving skills.
anderson krathwohl 2001 based on bloom 1956
Anderson & Krathwohl (2001)based on Bloom (1956)

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Evaluate

Analyze

Apply

Understand

Remember

technique
Technique
  • Stimulate discussion with probing questions.
  • Draw as many students as possible into the discussion.
  • Keep discussion focused.
  • Apply rigorous logic--and ethics.
  • Allow students to disagree with instructor.
  • Never embarrass, mock or denigrate a student.
  • Periodically summarize what has and has not been dealt with and/or resolved.
cautions
Cautions
  • One of Socratic teaching’s strengths is its unpredictability. This can also present unexpected and occasionally uncomfortable moments.
  • Discussions can digress drastically if not reined in by teacher/moderator.
  • Teaching students to think for themselves is not always a welcome development.