ERIC Number: EJ917448
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
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Reference Count: 7
Next Steps in the Journey: Learning to Listen to Student Voices: Teaching with Our Mouths Shut
Wilhelm, Jeffrey D.
Voices from the Middle, v18 n3 p49-52 Mar 2011
According to Wilhelm, a teacher's power lies in learning to work "with" students, starting with listening. He recommends setting up conditions and mechanisms that help you learn from your students what they are learning, what challenges they are facing, and how best to teach them. Through inquiry, the classroom can become a vital and engaging intellectual community, and the learning that results is often "hard fun."
Descriptors: Literary Styles, Listening Skills, Teacher Student Relationship, Cooperation, Listening, Formative Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Assignments
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