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Socratic Circles: Fostering Critical and Creative Thinking in Middle and High School (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Copeland, Matt

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Copeland teaches high school English in Topeka, Kansas. He began using Socratic seminars five years ago, when, as a new teacher, he was searching for a way to stimulate discussion in his classroom to make learning active and engaging, and to encourage students to think creatively... read full description below.

ISBN 9781571103949
Barcode 9781571103949
Published 15 January 2005 by Stenhouse Publishers
Format Paperback, illustrated edition
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ISBN-13 9781571103949
ISBN-10 1571103945
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Stenhouse Publishers
Imprint Stenhouse Publishers
Publication Date 15 January 2005
International Publication Date 1 January 2005
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, illustrated edition
Edition illustrated edition
Author(s) By Copeland, Matt
Category English Language: Specific Skills
Language Teaching & Learning Material & Coursework
Decision Theory: General
Organization & Management Of Education
Teaching Of A Specific Subject
Self-Help & Practical Interests
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Width: 185mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 376g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Questioning., Critical thinking., Creative thinking.
NBS Text Education & Teaching
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 373.1102
Catalogue Code 262350

Description of this Book

Copeland teaches high school English in Topeka, Kansas. He began using Socratic seminars five years ago, when, as a new teacher, he was searching for a way to stimulate discussion in his classroom to make learning active and engaging, and to encourage students to think creatively and critically. Using real-world examples and straightforward answers

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Author's Bio

Matt Copeland is an Associate for Instructional Innovation and Support with MetaMetrics, Inc., an educational research firm based in Durham, North Carolina, and creator of the Lexile(R) Framework for Reading. A former English teacher and department head at his alma mater, Washburn Rural High School, he has been recognized as the 2006 Distinguished Kansan of the Year in Education, a 2005 Milken National Educator, and a 2003 Kansas Master Teacher. Prior to his current work, he also served five years as a Language Arts and Literacy Consultant for the Kansas State Department of Education, helping to craft the Kansas College and Career Ready Standards. He is a frequent presenter at local, regional, and national conferences and has published several books, essays, and poems on the teaching of English.

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