Socratic Seminar: Building a Culture of Student-Led Discussion

Socratic Seminar Questions

During my nine years as a high school language arts teacher, I have refined a decisive plan called the Socratic seminar. This sort of student-led discussion based on Socrates’ approach of student inquiry instead of teacher lecture elicits student ownership, profound thinking, critical questioning, academic…

What Is A First Generation College Student?

What Is A First Generation College Student

The term “first generation college student” will be thrown around a lot by teachers and policy makers. However, what does the word mean? Does a first-generation college student come from a home where neither parent earned a college diploma? Imagine if at least one parent…