ERIC Number: EJ631408
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Entitled to Speak: Talk in the Classroom.
Studies in Philosophy and Education, v20 n3 p267-74 May 2001
Suggests that, for young children, learning begins in conversation. States that children's speech activities in the classroom are a vital aspect of education and should not be limited to acts of speech with pre-determined ends. Argues that young children need to express their emotions and extend their sensibility, humanity, and identity in the context of the classroom. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue on educational rights and entitlements.