Collaborative Student Groups

Socratic Seminar

Socratic Seminars are one method for discussing complex texts, and they are also useful forums where students can metacognate about their learning process and even share best practices. 

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Students In Action
 
 
Students prepare, share, and build off opinions regarding the text through the Socratic Seminar.
 
Students In Action
 
 
Students prepare, share, and build off opinions regarding the text through the Socratic Seminar.
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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