Challenging misconceptions, negative thought processes & habitual distorted thinking patterns through "Critical thinking" based upon Socrates' basic philosophical questions. Also known as Challenging Perceptions in therapy & coaching.
While many teachers use Socratic Circles or Seminars as a way to engage their students in higher order thinking skills, they do not teach the actual Socratic dialogues as they are difficult to teach to Middle School or High School students. This unit take
Flowers for Algernon - Socratic Method - Post Reading Discussions
Critical thinking: socrates and the insanity defense
CRITICAL THINKING: SOCRATES AND THE INSANITY DEFENSE. These two units go especially well together. The Socratic Method introduces students to the question of human evil and Socrates’ teaching on unwilling mistakes. The unit also engages students in critical thinking and textual analysis. The Daily Dilemma presents an interesting challenge to Socrates’ teaching and allows students the opportunity to dig deeper into the dilemma of willing versus unwilling mistakes. Click to see more...
Try the hottest approach to math group work and differentiated work for diverse learners! Students form Socratic Circles in order to promote higher level thinking, differentiated discussions, and questioning techniques. The Socratic Method also allows stu
This worksheet can be used with any novel or piece of literature that is a progressive story with complex characters and themes. The purpose of this worksheet is to help students look beyond the superficial concepts and delve deeper into the meaning of the story. They are asked to find details and examples of characters, their relationships with each other, and how these characters and relationships change during the story. $