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ERIC Number: EJ887688
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 3
ISSN: ISSN-0013-8274
Using Student Collaboration to Foster Progressive Discourse
Kendrick, Mary
English Journal, v99 n5 p85-90 May 2010
Meaningful discussion helps students develop new knowledge about the world around them. "Progressive discourse" is talk that encourages people to develop a new understanding together. In this article, the author discusses how she used student collaboration to foster progressive discourse and describes assignments that engage her students in group discussions that promote such communication.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 10; Grade 9
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A