How can I use Socratic Questioning to Support Learning in the Classroom?

How can I use Socratic Questioning to Support Learning in the Classroom?

Socrates believed that using thought provoking questions could stimulate students to scrutinize ideas logically and arrive at the right answers. This idea paved the way for Socratic questioning or Dialectal approach, a technique in which the instructor feigns ignorance of the topic and assists students in learning through questioning.
The technique encourages students to search for […]

Assessment of Student Learning: Questioning and Discussion

Assessment of Student Learning: Questioning and Discussion

Using the technique of questioning and classroom discussions for an assessment of student learning provides the teacher with an opportunity to increase their students’ knowledge and improve understanding at the same time. Teachers, however, are cautioned that they should ask thoughtful, reflective questions rather than simple, factual ones and then give students adequate time to […]

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