Using Socratic Seminar to Meet College and Career Ready Standards for Listening, Thinking, Speaking, Reading, and Writing – Phase 2
Socratic Seminar is a deep analysis of works of quality and substance by a group of students facilitated by a teacher. A text can be a piece of literature, informative text, such as social studies and science, historical documents, or a piece of art or music. The main goal is for students to build conceptual understanding of the texts and ideas by asking questions, citing evidence, and conversing with each other to make meaning. Often, seminars are followed with a reflective piece of writing. Effectively implemented, Socratic seminars enhance reading comprehension, speaking, listening and writing skills; a perfect vehicle for teaching the Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards.
This one day session will include:
You will receive and use the following book in the session:
Presenter: Diana Green
Registration will begin at 8:00am
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
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Please inform your Business Office of your registration promptly. A confirmation number may be required on the day of the event and should also be included on your purchase order. A registration fee is charged for all registrants, including those who do NOT SHOW and have not canceled in writing within 10 business days prior to event start date. All cancellations and or replacements must be received in writing within 10 business days prior to the first day of the workshop for a refund. *Exceptions may be made for emergency situations only up to the first day of event start date.
*At the discretion of Arizona Department of Education staff, ‘emergency situations’ are defined as: Illness, accident, etc.
Who Should Attend: K-12 Teachers
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Three-Minute Video Explaining the College and Career Ready State Standards (Spanish version)
This three-minute video, in Spanish, explains how the college and career ready state standards will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they need to know to get to graduation and beyond.