Sunday, 28 July 2013

Applying Socratic Questioning



Help this student to discover the problem by using Socratic questioning.

Post your questions in the comments box.

14 comments:

  1. Probing Assumptions - why do you think that you will fail?

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  2. What makes you say that "all your friends are better than you"?

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  3. Why do you think that all your friends are better than you?

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  4. What makes you think that your friends are better you?

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  5. Is there anything that you could do about the situation you are facing?

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  7. -Why are you worried about failing O levels?

    -You are assuming that all your friends are better than you. What causes you to make this assumption?

    -How does worrying about failing help? What are things you can do to better prepare yourself for the O levels?

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  8. 1) What do you want to attain for O levels for yourself?
    2) What are you doing to try to achieve it?
    3) Have you keep up to your plan?
    4) Is it good to compare yourself to your classmate?

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  9. What makes you think that you will fail?

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  10. If you are worried about failing, what have you done to improve the situation?

    Do you think your methods are effective?

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  11. 1) Why do you feel that way?

    2) What led you to come up with that assumption?

    3) What evidence is there to show that you are inferior to your classmates?

    4) Another view might be you just need to have more confidence in yourself and practice more. Do you think that is valid?

    5) What are the implication if you continue to feel that way?

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  12. 1. What makes you think that your friends are better than you?
    2. What can you do to be prepared for the exam?

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  13. challenging assumptions : you seem to be assuming that you are not going to do well ... why?

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  14. 1)what's your real fear? is failing O levels or falling behind and lose face?
    2)Why do you want compare yourself with others?

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