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ERIC Number: EJ907104
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
Structuring the Talk: Ensuring Academic Conversations Matter
Frey, Nancy; Fisher, Douglas
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v84 n1 p15-20 2011
This article focuses on structures that should be in place to engage students in academic discussions. The authors focus on establishing purpose, using language frames, and productive group work. The authors provide multiple examples of students engaged in structured conversations that ensure they practice both content and language.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A