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Cutting to the Common Core: Academic Language Development Network - Language Magazine

Cutting to the Common Core: Academic Language Development Network - Language Magazine | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Language Magazine Cutting to the Common Core: Academic Language Development Network Language Magazine The Network focuses on research-based teaching and assessment practices for developing the complex academic language, literacy, and thinking...
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Dialogue is central to learning from preschool to adulthood.  Focus on classroom discourse:  teachers and students using oral communication skills for learnng.
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Classroom Discussions around Text | coretaskproject

In the video linked here, Dr. David Pearson describes the value of strong classroom discussions around text. He posits that there are three elements of strong classroom discourse which include 1) Selecting texts worth ...
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How Dialogue Circles Promote Student Growth

How Dialogue Circles Promote Student Growth | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Dialogue circles promote brain function and help "increase generosity, trust, intrinsic motivation, social connection, and cooperation" among students.
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Why doesn't oral language/dialogue get more attention in education?

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Formative Assessment Tools & Resources

Formative Assessment Tools & Resources | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Gretchen Vierstra has compiles a list of quick tips and resources for formative assessment.
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learntolearn » Blog Archive » Student Voice and Community

learntolearn » Blog Archive » Student Voice and Community | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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Dialogue:  Student WITH teacher

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learntolearn » Blog Archive » Here’s One Teacher’s Answer to When….

learntolearn » Blog Archive » Here’s One Teacher’s Answer to When…. | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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Talking to children about their learning!

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Graphic borrowed from....have to find this for credit

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Using Expertise to Group Students

Using Expertise to Group Students | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
By regrouping students for certain lessons, schools can leverage the instructional expertise of their teachers. See how one school builds differentiated instruction and regrouping students into their science program.
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Teachers talking to other teachers

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Advocacy for One Child Becomes Advocacy for All Children

Advocacy for One Child Becomes Advocacy for All Children | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
At the Science of Dyslexia hearing, Kristin Kane shared her story of how advocating for her own child became advocating for all children.
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We need many voices

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Book Review | Investigating Classroom Discourse By Steve Walsh

BOOK REVIEW OF YOUR FAVORITE BOOK =--- Where to buy this book? ISBN: 9780415364690 Book Review of Investigating Classroom Discourse by Steve Walsh If you want to add where...
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How Rich Is Your Classroom Discourse?

How Rich Is Your Classroom Discourse? | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
You ask the students, “What is the main idea of the passage?

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Discourse, Learning, and Schooling by Deborah Hicks downloads torrent

Discourse, Learning, and Schooling by Deborah Hicks downloads torrent | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
>GO Downloads Book Product Details: Author(s): Deborah Hicks Category: English Date: 2008 Pages: 304 Publisher: Cambridge University Press Language: English ISBN-10: 0521087929 Format: PDF Book Description: Discourse, Learning, and Schooling ...
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A Celebration of Learning: Engaging Families Inside and Out!

A Celebration of Learning: Engaging Families Inside and Out! | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
One of the things I enjoy most about my job are the endless opportunities I have to celebrate and involve not only my students, but their families.  Family engagement is very important for all stud...
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A model and an inspiration for communicating with and involving parents in their children's learning.

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U-46 offers options for students with higher reading skills

U-46 offers options for students with higher reading skills | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Nearly half of Elgin Area School District U-46 middle school students will not be required to take reading next school year, officials said. "Students scoring above the 50th percentile will have the opportunity to choose other electives, which one of them is advanced reading," said Perry Hayes, principal of Ellis Middle School.
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Is this solving problems or creating them?

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Teaching Visual Literacy Makes a Big Difference

Teaching Visual Literacy Makes a Big Difference | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Would you add some thoughts about visual literacy, that is, questioning the artist/illustrator in the same way we are questioning the author/text … prior to analyzing the text. Thank you. I’ve been carrying this question around for a while, trying to think up a good answer. On the one hand, I’ve never been a big fan of “visual literacy.” It’s not that I’m insensitive to the idea that pictures have value, but I’ve never been willing to put pictures on the same plane as the printed word.
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Teaching all the necessary reading skills

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Teaching all the necessary reading skills

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What Teachers Are Saying about Formative Assessment and Professional Learning

What Teachers Are Saying about Formative Assessment and Professional Learning | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Since last summer, I’ve had the real pleasure of facilitating an online course on formative assessment for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). In each of the first two cohor
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Formative assessment can initiate or sustain a dialogue between teachers and learners.

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More about formative assessment

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learntolearn » Blog Archive » The Teacher’s Role in Metacognitive Learning

learntolearn » Blog Archive » The Teacher’s Role in Metacognitive Learning | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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Dialogue with students

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What kind of learners do we hope students will become?

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Engaging Your School Community Through Social Media

Engaging Your School Community Through Social Media | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
A school leader shares his strategies for connecting his community via the school website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, WeChat, and staff blogs.
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Taking Charge: 5 Key Strategies for DIY PD

Taking Charge: 5 Key Strategies for DIY PD | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Educators create their own professional development opportunities with the many resources available via social media, bringing their admins on board with this new model.
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learntolearn » Blog Archive » Allows All to Have Their Voices Heard

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The conversational basis of learning....and learning how to learn.

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School is about learning, not just grades, expert says - CBC.ca

School is about learning, not just grades, expert says - CBC.ca | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
A new report card pilot project in the Anglophone West School District is igniting a debate among parents and educators over the best way to track the progress of students.
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Learning research experts and good teachers have known this point for decades. There is a vast literature of findings from interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary science on how to create effective and flexible learning environments that support and inspire students. We keep reinventing the wheel because policy-makers do not do their "homework."

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Language Learning, Discourse and Communication: Studies in Honour of Jan Majer » Free download eBook

Language Learning, Discourse and Communication: Studies in Honour of Jan Majer » Free download eBook | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
This volume brings together papers on a wide spectrum of topics within the broad area of language acquisition, stressing the interconnections between applied and theoretical linguistics, as
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Five Great Teachers On What Makes A Great Teacher - KPBS

Five Great Teachers On What Makes A Great Teacher - KPBS | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
For our 50 Great Teachers series, a panel of experts shares thoughts on great teaching: past, present, and future.
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Engaging Your School Community Through Social Media

Engaging Your School Community Through Social Media | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
A school leader shares his strategies for connecting his community via the school website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, WeChat, and staff blogs.
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Parents and Community Members want to know what is happening in their school(s).

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Critical Thinking: Educating Competent Citizens

Critical Thinking: Educating Competent Citizens | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
We are becoming increasingly aware of the need to analyze the enormous amount of information we receive every day.  This information helps us in our cognitive development and participates in the construction of our patterns of perception of reality. In the case of children and young people, these p
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Is this what "good" dialogue is about?

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learntolearn » Blog Archive » Metacognition in the Classroom

learntolearn » Blog Archive » Metacognition in the Classroom | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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Meta Teaching Ideas from several links

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