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The Teacher Skills Forum 
24 - 26 March 2017 
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Sunday, March 26 • 08:30 - 10:00
The Harkness Method: Developing Reasoning and Discussion Skills in your Classroom LIMITED
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Traditionally we have labelled great teaching in which charismatic teachers lecture and teach by telling, inspiring students through their passionate oration. What about the Harkness teaching method in which the teacher creates an environment in which the students democratically lead discussions? How does one create this environment? What are the advantages and disadvantages to the Harkness methodology? How does it differ from traditional Socratic discussions? In the end, perhaps your notion of what is good teaching may be transformed by the power of this pedagogical tool.

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John Leistler - جون ليستلر

Dean of Faculty - عميد الكلية, King's Academy - مدرسة كينغز أكاديمي
John Leistler joined King's Academy in 2007 as head of the Department of History and Social Studies. He was awarded the Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa Distinguished Chair in the Theory and Practice of Knowledge in 2009, and in 2011 he was appointed Dean of Curriculum and Instruction... Read More →

Sunday March 26, 2017 08:30 - 10:00 EET
ZARA - A5 ZARA Expo - Hall A