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ERIC Number: EJ1014025
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1559-663X
Talking to Learn across Classrooms and Communities
Salas, Spencer; Fitchett, Paul G.; Mercado, Leonardo
English Teaching Forum, v51 n1 p18-25 2013
The authors of this article propose structured and focused classroom discussion to engage students in thoughtful dialogue. They present a model for principled discussion and suggest ways to engage students in focused discussions drawing from their experiences, offering guidance for helping students make the most of the dialogue sessions. The article concludes with three formats for classroom dialogue--gallery walk, rating agreement/disagreement, and scenarios for role play. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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