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Socratic Method Websites

Locate several websites that describe the Socratic method and how it is used in classrooms.

Determine which methods discussed promote self-directed learning.

Describe how they promote independent learners.

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The Socratic Method is named after Greek philosopher Socrates, who taught students by asking question after question, seeking to expose contradictions in the students' thoughts and ideas to then guide them to arrive at a solid, tenable conclusion. The principle underlying the Socratic Method is that students learn through the use of critical thinking, reasoning, and logic, finding holes in their own theories and then patching them up.

Socratic Method - What is the Socratic ...

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This provides websites on how to use the Socratic Method in schools for teaching and learning, featuring a law school classroom and two elementary school classrooms.

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