The benefits and importance of Socratic seminars are widely recognized, but little has been written on how to make them happen successfully in the classroom. By offering real-world examples and straightforward answers to frequent questions, Matt Copeland has created a coaching guide for both the teacher new to Socratic seminars and the experienced teacher seeking to optimi...more
I found the writing in this book long-winded, as though the author was trying too hard to prove his point. It was also very centered on an English classroom, so there were many parts I skimmed because I don't teach English.
Great book for beginner. You can skip 1st ch if you have made up your mind already to use the Socratic Method. I feel confident in process and using this for next years students after reading. Wish list: more on how to develop the questions that will achieve desired results.