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.
Jennifer – CHARDON LOCAL (verified owner) –
This is a really great course!
Nancy – MARION CITY (verified owner) –
Claudia – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
It was very helpful.
Erica – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
The course was informative. The presenters were able to make a connection to Socratic Seminar being used at the Elementary level with the use of videos and real group pictures. It gave a better idea of how the Socratic Seminar can be conducted.
Rogelio – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
If you want your kids to be more involved with sharing thoughts via text evidence in a respectful way, this is the course to take!
Cindy – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Liliana – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Great approach to critical thinking/meta-cognition!
Lee – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Excellent ideas. Thank you.
Amita – HARMONY SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE – HOUSTON NORTH DISTRICT (verified owner) –
It is a good course, relevant mostly for Language or Social studies, not relevant for math
Jennifer – CONROE ISD (verified owner) –
Very helpful and useful.