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ERIC Number: EJ901787
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 81
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1937-0814
Responding to Boy Readers: A Closer Look at the Role of the Teacher in Dialogue Journals
Werderich, Donna E.
Middle Grades Research Journal, v5 n2 p91-106 2010
In this qualitative study, the author examined the ways middle school literacy teachers responded to their boys' dialogue journals. The participants were 3 middle school literacy teachers and 19 middle school boys. The findings of this study indicated that the teachers took 4 roles (teacher as reader, teacher as responder, teacher as facilitator, and teacher as encourager) when engaging boys in a reciprocal process of dialogue about literature and the act of reading. Example excerpts of the teachers' responses are shared.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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