Over 2,400 years ago Socrates perfected a method of instruction that was destined to survive over the ages and be today still associated with his name. The so-called Socratic method is based on the principle of leading the student to discover knowledge through a process of question and answer.
Zannetos, Zenon S.
"The Socratic Method and Computer-Aided Instruction,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 21
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol21/iss5/4