ERIC Number: EJ530721
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
A Sociocultural Perspective: Teaching Ways-of-Thinking and Ways-of-Talking in a Literacy Community.
Englert, Carol Sue; Mariage, Troy V.
Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, v11 n3 p157-67 Sum 1996
The activities of a literacy project are described as examples of social constructivism. The role of social and dialogic interactions of teachers and students in literacy communities in which the production, rather than the reproduction, of knowledge is the goal of the instruction is emphasized. Examples of teacher and student dialog are provided. (CR)
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Learning Theories, Literacy Education, Reading Instruction, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Thinking Skills, Verbal Development, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Constructivism and Students with Special Needs: Issues in the Classroom.