How to Use the Socratic Method with Elementary Students

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Teaching elementary-aged homeschoolers with the Socratic method is the ideal way for them to be practiced in logical, reasonable thinking. Great thinkers of the world have used the Socratic method for centuries as a way to think about great things. Elementary-aged students need to learn to think Socratically now more than ever. In public school, over 95% of the study questions kids have in school require them to think with recall skills, the lowest possible thinking level. Thinking outside the box is no longer a phrase used in schools. Thinking with reason and logic will help them to stand above the rest of the kids out there. This resource helps with understanding that Socratic dialogue and it’s high thinking structure equips kids with the thinking skills they need to excel in life

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Written by Jeannette Tuionetoa

Jeannette Tuionetoa

Jeannette Tuionetoa is a wife, mother and friend to the homeschool community. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is of Puerto Rican decent and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies in hopes to contribute to homeschool families like yours!

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