Socratic Seminar Intermediate Level 2 Workshop

February 05,
2020

San Jose, California

Socratic Seminar Intermediate Level 2 Workshop

Hyatt House San Jose/Silicon Valley

Presenter: Oscar Graybill

8:00 am

Register

Socratic Seminar Intermediate LEVEL 2 Workshop:
Fundamentals Plus Assessment & Academic Writing

This engaging and interactive workshop is designed for both NEW and experienced leaders of Socratic Seminars. For those new to Socratic Seminars, it introduces and reinforces the fundamentals of how to lead, reflect, and assess Socratic Seminars. For those who have attended one of our introductory workshops, or for those who lead Socratic Seminars of their own, this intermediate workshop builds on the fundamentals by adding how to create and score Formative and Summative Assessments of Socratic Seminars along with guided practice in transforming the key ideas and insights of classroom seminars into powerful Writing Prompts for Argumentative and Persuasive Writing. In short, everyone learns and grows in Socratic Seminar Leadership Skills!

FUNDAMENTALS

  • Engage in and reflect upon a variety of Socratic Seminars using new readings!
  • Prepare for and lead a Socratic Seminar with colleagues
  • Learn the knowledge and skill of selecting engaging non-fiction, complex texts
  • Create Opening Questions that spark student conversation and thoughtfulness
  • Experience the importance of balancing leadership and participation in a Socratic Seminar
  • Practice individual and collective reflection
  • Recognize the power of Socratic Seminars to address high academic standards

 MORE:

  • Understand the effective use of Formative and Summative Assessment of Socratic Seminars
  • Use Success Criteria to assess Socratic Seminars using Formative Assessment
  • Come away with the skill to use content of Socratic Seminars to formulate Writing Prompts for Academic Writing

Who Should Attend this workshop:

Public, private, and charter school: Classroom Teachers, Teachers of English, Social Studies/History, Science, World Languages, Gifted Education, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, National Board Certified, Title I, AVID, Literacy Specialist, Instructional Coaches, Department Heads, and Administrators; Community College, College, and University professors.

Meet and Share:

This teacher workshop is a great opportunity to meet and share ideas with other educators seeking practical ideas for engaging students in Socratic Seminars that address Common Core State Standards by increasing student engagement, and teaching critical thinking skills.

Teacher Workshop Schedule:

7:30-8:00 AM              Registration Sign In & Complimentary Continental Breakfast
8:00-9:15 AM             Introduction to Socratic Seminars and Dialogue
9:15-10:30 AM           Main Seminar Participation/Formative Assessment Intro & Practice
10:30-11:30 AM         Main Seminar Critique/Reflection/ Socratic Seminar Prompts for Academic Writing
11:30-12:30 AM         Lunch- On your own
12:30-1:30 PM          Text Selection/Summative Assessment of Socratic Seminars
1:30-2:00 PM            Opening Questions/Micro-Seminar Preparation
2:00-3:45 PM            Micro-Seminars Leadership and Participation
3:45-4:00 PM            Reflection/Debrief

Special Benefits of Attending 2018-2019 Workshops:

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Socratic Seminar Intermediate Level 2 Workshop Notebook
  • Certificate of Completion verifying 7 professional development hours
  • 1 Graduate Credit from Seattle Pacific University for additional $55 plus completion of out of class assignments; payment required onsite.
  • 7 WA State Clock Hours, $15 onsite  (Washington state certification hours only)

Registration Fee:  $215 for individuals; $205 for Groups of five or more.

Check out all of our Upcoming Workshops.

Upcoming Workshops

  • Denver, CO
  • October 01, 2019
  • Socratic Seminar Intermediate Level 2 Workshop
  • Holiday Inn Denver-Cherry Creek
  • Learn More
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • October 16, 2019
  • Socratic Seminar Intermediate Level 2 Workshop
  • Holiday Inn Chicago-O'Hare Area
  • Learn More
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • October 17, 2019
  • Socratic Seminar Introductory Level 1 Workshop
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel Milwaukee Airport
  • Learn More
  • Wakefield, MA
  • October 22, 2019
  • Socratic Seminar Introductory Level 1 Workshop
  • Four Points by Sheraton Wakefield
  • Learn More
  • Norwalk, CT
  • October 24, 2019
  • Socratic Seminar Introductory Level 1 Workshop
  • Doubletree by Hilton Norwalk
  • Learn More
  • Detroit, MI
  • October 29, 2019
  • Socratic Seminar Introductory Level 1 Workshop
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Detroit-Dearborn
  • Learn More
  • Omaha, NE
  • November 07, 2019
  • Socratic Seminar Introductory Level 1 Workshop
  • Ramada Plaza by Wyndham
  • Learn More
  • St. Paul, MN
  • November 14, 2019
  • Socratic Seminar Introductory Level 1 Workshop
  • DoubleTree by Hilton
  • Learn More
  • Orlando, Florida
  • November 19, 2019
  • Socratic Seminar Introductory Level 1 Workshop
  • TBD
  • Learn More
  • Renton, WA
  • December 03, 2019
  • Socratic Seminar Intermediate Level 2 Workshop
  • Renton Community Center
  • Learn More
View All Workshops >