Socratic Seminar Defined

Socratic Seminar Defined
Is a Dialogue:
* Share understanding
Is Not Debate:
* Prove your side
* Take a position on an issue
that might change
* Position/side remains the same
* Listen and learn
* Listen but stand firm against
open to information and ideas
other side
* Respect other speakers
trying not to offend
* Search for weaknesses in
the other side
* Ends open-ended,
no solution or full consensus
* Ends with everyone
either pro or con