Strategies for Classroom Dialogue Transforming Teaching and Learning through a Constructivist Approach3 Credit Course Offering
This course is designed to introduce participants to the philosophy and pedagogy of student centered classroom dialogue known as “Socratic Dialogue or the Harkness Pedagogy” Participants will learn how to design classroom lessons that move instruction from teacher-centered classrooms to student-driven learning. Participants will learn a range of techniques for teaching students to listen, collaborate, explore, and construct essential questions and understandings from classroom activities and texts. Teachers will learn how to implement Socratic Dialogue in a variety of disciplines and will have the opportunity to work with colleagues to plan lessons using these approaches. This course is appropriate for upper elementary through high school teachers.
Instructor: Katherine Cadwell, Harwood Union HS Teacher, 2016 Rowland Fellow Dates: Four Days: June 25- 28,2018 and six two- hour sessions TBD throughout the fall semester Location: Harwood Union High School
Registration Process: 1) Please click here to register
2) WWSU (HUUSD) PD request form must also completed*
3) * SNHU Registration Form (provided before the start of class) must also be completed if taking the course for credit
For more detailed information, contact Katherine Cadwell at firstname.lastname@example.org See Strategies in Classroom Dialogue for an overview of this work