Assessment & Data

Filming a Socratic Seminar

Although I can not predict when great insights will come up during a Socratic seminar, I can be assured that they will happen. I film the seminar because I then play back the footage to help me create accurate scripted notes that students can use as an additional resource to support their analysis writing. I have also found that using clips from the seminar to build a Gooru collection or to share during a moment of direct instruction is a very engaging way to teach. It also acknowledges what my students know and it allows them to, in essence, help me teach the class. 

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Students In Action
 
 
I use video I have recorded of different Socratic seminars to create a model of what an effective whole-class conversation needs to enhance everyone's learning.
 
Students In Action
 
 
I use video I have recorded of different Socratic seminars to create a model of what an effective whole-class conversation needs to enhance everyone's learning.
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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