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Styslinger, Mary E.; Pollock, Timothy – Voices from the Middle, 2010
This collaborative inquiry answers the following questions: 1) What is the nature of talk during Socratic Circles? 2) What is student response to talk? 3) How might knowing more about student response to talk and the nature of talk improve teaching during Socratic Circles? The article first describes the process of implementing Socratic Circles,…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods, Interpersonal Communication, Feedback (Response)
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Wilson, Amy Alexandra – Reading Teacher, 2008
Modeled after the popular teaching technique of book talks, write talks are brief motivational talks designed to engage students in writing. Teachers can invite adults from their communities into their classrooms to give write talks, thereby conveying to students that real people go through different writing processes to write real texts for real…
Descriptors: Writing Processes, Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Academic Discourse
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Ferris, Sarah J. – Reading Teacher, 2014
Talk provides a foundation for how we learn language and advance as literate individuals. Talking helps us form thoughts, engages us in deeper learning with others, and plays a key part in how we learn to read and write. In this article, Accountable Talk®, which comes from researchers through the Institute for Learning (University of Pittsburgh),…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Speech Instruction, Academic Discourse, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Howery, Kathy L. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2018
This article presents a phenomenological investigation into speech-generating device (SGD) use in the school context. Derived from a larger study on the experience of speaking through a SGD, this article focuses particularly on the experience of time and timing of speaking for one who must use a SGD to give audible voice to their words. Themes…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Barriers, Communication Problems
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Aruffo, Christopher – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2015
To increase students' confidence in giving scientific presentations, students were shown how to present scientific findings as a narrative story. Students who were preparing to give a scientific talk attended a workshop in which they were encouraged to experience the similarities between telling a personal anecdote and presenting scientific data.…
Descriptors: Science Education, Information Dissemination, Public Speaking, Story Telling
Love, Julia – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
For college fund raisers, one bright spot in the economic doldrums is that it is easier to talk with potential donors about their deaths. As donors worry about outliving their assets, fund raisers find success--and often bigger donations--in asking them for bequests. Many college fund raisers have raised the subject of bequests more actively with…
Descriptors: Alumni, Donors, Fund Raising, Financial Services
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Wright, Tanya S.; Gotwals, Amelia Wenk – Elementary School Journal, 2017
Given the growing evidence of limited attention to science, disciplinary literacy, and oral language in elementary classrooms serving low-income children, this study focused on designing and testing an integrated science and disciplinary language and literacy curriculum aligned with NGSS and CCSS ELA standards for kindergarten. We used…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Science Instruction, Literacy, Oral Language
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Little, David – Research-publishing.net, 2016
When I was invited to give one of the keynote talks at the Second International Conference on Telecollaboration in Higher Education, my first thought was that I should decline. It is true that for thirty years I was responsible for Trinity College Dublin's self-access language learning facilities and resources; true also that around the turn of…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Telecommunications, Cooperative Learning, Second Language Learning
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Bukhari, Syeda Farzana; Cheng, Xiaoguang; Khan, Salman Ali – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Willingness to communicate (WTC) construct plays an important role in second language (L2) teaching and learning. Almost any second language learner is likely to respond to a direct question, but many will not continue or initiate communication. The present study investigates Pakistani undergraduate students' perception of their willingness to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Sorensen, Tyson J.; Lawver, Rebecca G.; Hopkins, Nicole; Jensen, Beth; Dutton, Cassidy; Warnick, Brian K. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The student teaching practicum experience is designed to give preservice teachers practical experience with teaching and is an important step in their development. While literature in agricultural education exists about preservice teacher professional development, little is known about the developmental process of agriculture teachers during the…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Self Concept, Agricultural Education, Practicums
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Ambrose, Don – Roeper Review, 2018
Ted Dintersmith's efforts to give young adults the skills and characteristics they need to be successful span film, written publications, and talks--all directed at advocating for a school system that prepares kids for life, not standardized tests. Among his film work, Dintersmith executive produced "Most Likely to Succeed" (Dintersmith…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Interviews, Personal Narratives, Films
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Greenslade, Thomas B., Jr. – Physics Teacher, 2012
I spent the 1972-73 academic year on sabbatical leave at the Kingston, Jamaica, campus of the University of the West Indies. One of my duties was to give Saturday morning enrichment lectures to the students, and the best one was on suspension bridges. The demonstration lecture then went on tour to high schools in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Demonstrations (Educational), Physics, Scientific Concepts
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Bettez, Silvia – Multicultural Perspectives, 2017
Diversity and inclusion are popular, yet often challenging, topics for youth in schools. A common approach to address the issues is to invite outside speakers to discuss ways to "celebrate diversity." After being invited to give such a talk, I created and enacted a presentation at an affluent high school on this topic that is grounded in…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Social Justice, High School Students, Teaching Methods
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Nussbaum, Debra; Chisholm, Genie; Galloway, Rebecca; Dzime-Assison, Venita; Doyle, Jane – Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, 2017
While many people assume that students with cochlear implants have placements in mainstream schools, almost 25 percent of the approximately 175 students at the Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD), the residential high school on the campus of Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., have an implanted listening device. Working with these…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Surgery, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
Vilson, José Luis – Voices in Urban Education, 2017
What the election result highlighted for the author is that we definitely need to create broader senses of coalition among many different peoples, whether they be Native American people at Standing Rock, or the Black Lives Matter Movement or our Dreamers--anyone who has been disenfranchised. These are the folks who we need to start building…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Elections, Political Campaigns, Political Candidates
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