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From: Laughindaisy@aol.com
Date: Wed Oct 10 2001 - 18:24:41 EDT

  • Next message: Danielle Vogel: "[Teacher-TalkNovel] Bridging the Gap"

    The Socratic method is used where I am interning now. The students are in a
    mixed group of 6-8th grade. There is only 9 per class. (guess who I am
    right?). The teacher leads the class through discussion by posing questions
    and when they answer she poses another question. This group loves the
    method, although I don't think they know what it is they are doing. The
    teacher is a good model for me with this method. She makes it look so easy.
    But I must agree that it depends totally on the classroom dynamics. In my
    opinion, you must be completely comfortable with it and know your students
    for it to work. I like this method of learning.
    Mary
      

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