Socratic Method

Which ancient Greek developed a style of teaching that involves asking question after question, forcing the student to think for themselves?

  • A. Aristotle
  • B. Homer
  • C. Nefertiti
  • D. Socrates

56% of players knew the correct answer: D., Socrates

The Greek philosopher Socrates developed a style of teaching that is now known as the Socratic Method. The idea is that students learn through the use of critical thinking, reasoning, and logic. Through a series of questions, students find holes in their own theories, and then work to fix them.


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Question of the Day: Socratic Method
The Greek philosopher Socrates was known for a unique style of teaching, in which he asked question after question, encouraging students to think for themselves. In this Flashcast, Murray and Tamika demonstrate why this method is good for civil discussion.

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