Using Video To Reflect on Teaching & Learning: Script_SocraticSeminar_111413_Period4.docx

 
 
 
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This is sample of the Scripting Notes that are transcribed from a video recording of a Socratic seminar. These notes are uploaded and shared to the students, so they can use it as a resource for their later writing assignments.
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Student Data
 
 
This is sample of the Scripting Notes that are transcribed from a video recording of a Socratic seminar. These notes are uploaded and shared to the students, so they can use it as a resource for their later writing assignments.
 
Feedback Systems

Using Video To Reflect on Teaching & Learning

One thing students can always count on in our Socratic seminars is that they will be recorded. Preparing for the Socratic Seminar involves watching film footage of the previous seminar discussion. Students can participate more effectively if we acknowledge what they are doing right, and they buy in more deeply to the idea of using evidence to back their claims when I do the same during this preparation process. In this case, I use evidence in the form of recorded footage to demonstrate their success with some key aspects of a quality academic discussion.For this strategy, the purpose is twofold. First, though I do not re-play each and every single video, I do feel that there is value in capturing student talk that can be made available for those students who can benefit from listening to their peers. This is why I upload and share the videos to all of the students. I have often used recordings of classroom discussion to inform how I will revise the same unit for the following year.The second purpose of this strategy is so that I can script verbatim the exchanges between the students that happen in the seminar. I then provide the students this script, and they can see what we call their “isms”. For example, a student might notice that they say the word “like” or “ya know what I’m sayin’” repeatedly in the seminar. These “isms” affect how people listening to them might respond, and by capturing them on paper, it gives the students evidence of what they will want to work on in terms of the way they orally present themselves. The scripts are also a useful resource for when students are constructing analysis through writing because they or their peers might have cited a strong quote or made a critical connection on which students can build their own analysis.

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Teacher In Action
 
 
This Teaching Channel video highlights Johanna's practice of consistently using video to allow her students and her to reflect on their conceptual understanding and performance in her class.
 
Student Data
 
 
This is sample of the Scripting Notes that are transcribed from a video recording of a Socratic seminar. These notes are uploaded and shared to the students, so they can use it as a resource for their later writing assignments.
 
Teacher In Action
 
 
This Teaching Channel video highlights Johanna's practice of consistently using video to allow her students and her to reflect on their conceptual understanding and performance in her class.
Student Data
 
 
This is sample of the Scripting Notes that are transcribed from a video recording of a Socratic seminar. These notes are uploaded and shared to the students, so they can use it as a resource for their later writing assignments.
Johanna Paraiso
Fremont High School Oakland
Oakland, CA


 

About this strategy

Prep Time:
Long
Subject:
English / Language Arts
Grade:
Twelfth grade
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