Engaging Students with Socratic Seminar (prev #: EDU-784I)

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3 Units
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Course Description

Increase Literacy in Your Classroom with New Tools

Engaging Students with Socratic Seminar is designed to help K-12 educators using Socratic seminar as a literacy tool to promote student learning and improve academic success.

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (K-12). Coursework is adaptable for elementary grades.

Course Materials: Text, Socratic Circles: Fostering Critical and Creative Thinking in Middle and High School, by Matt Copeland, available at your local bookstore or online at Amazon.com and Text, The Teacher's Guide to Leading Student-Centered Discussions: Talking about Texts in the Classroom, by Michael S. Hale and Elizabeth A. City, available at your local bookstore or online at Amazon.com.

Hardware Requirements: Internet access is required.

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Course Date Units Price
EDU-X784I – 010 Start now, you have 270 days to complete this course once enrolled 3 $376

IS/Engaging Students with Socratic Seminar (prev #: EDU-784I)

Start now, you have 270 days to complete this course once enrolled
3
$376
Independent Study
Eric Ginsberg

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What You Will Learn

  • Utilize Socratic seminar as a literacy tool as an adult learner
  • Explore a number of ways in which Socratic seminar can be used as a literacy tool by K-12 educators
  • Explain the purpose and value of Socratic seminar as a literacy tool
  • Review related educational research on Socratic seminar
  • Plan lessons using Socratic seminar

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