ERIC Number: EJ427733
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Talking, Thinking, and Cooperative Learning: Lessons Learned from Listening to Children Talk about Books.
Eeds, Maryann; Wells, Deborah
Social Education, v55 n2 p134-37 Feb 1991
Discusses a study in which fifth and sixth grade students joined with novice teachers to discuss literature in cooperative study groups. Finds students engaged in dialogue with teachers and peers, constructing meanings, revealing personal involvement, and actively inquiring about and evaluating the literature. Includes an excerpt from the transcript of recordings of one group. (NL)
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Childrens Literature, Classroom Environment, Cooperative Learning, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Research, Elementary Education, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Learning Theories, Reader Text Relationship, Social Studies, Student Participation, Teacher Participation, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: The revised edition of Social Education (v55 n2 Feb 1991) was annotated.