In this 1-hour course teachers will discover:
- The elements of engaging students in a Socratic Seminar
- How to make the classroom environment conducive to using the Socratic Seminar approach
- Why Socratic Seminar is an effective instructional strategy to use with gifted learners
- Possible variations for implementation
- How to avoid pitfalls
NAGC Standards: 2.1, 2.2, 3.2, 4.5, 5.1, 5.5
Click here for a leader’s guide created by the Ohio Association for the Gifted and Talented.
Lindsay Slamer is a Gifted Intervention Specialist for Springboro Schools. She has experience teaching kindergarten, collaborating, differentiating instruction, providing gifted services through consultation and co-teaching for elementary gifted learners, and supporting further development of the district’s gifted curriculum. Aside from providing meaningful challenges for her gifted learners in language arts and math, she greatly focuses on providing support for the social emotional development and creative thinking ability of her students.
Mrs. Slamer earned her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Miami University. She earned her Masters of Education and her Gifted Endorsement from Wright State University.
Lori earned her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, as well as her Masters of Education in Early Childhood and Early Intervention, and her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, and Early Childhood Generalist and Gifted Endorsements from the University of Cincinnati. At this time, she is also an adjunct professor for the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University, and is striving towards earning her Principal Licensure.