Video Resources on the Harkness Method


What is Harkness?

How to Conduct a Harkness Discussion in Your School:

How Harkness Works:

Harkness in Mathematics

Harkness in English:

Harkness at North Shore Country Day School:

Harkness at Rocky Hill School:

Harkness Method at Avenues:

This video, made by Elijah Hawkes, Principal of Randolph High School in Randolph, VT, can be a good teaching tool for students/colleagues/parents as to why a Socratic seminar is valuable:

Password: RUsocratic2013

Harkness at St. Pius X High School, Discussion of the Novel The Kite Runner

Harkness in the Third Grade:

Teacher and Student Discussion:

Paedeia Schools: Learning to Think through Socratic Dialogue

Students in Class and Distractions:

Introduction to Socrates:

How Socrates can Stimulate Brain Activity:

NPR Education's 50 Great Teachers: Socrates