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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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learntolearn » Blog Archive » Allows All to Have Their Voices Heard

learntolearn » Blog Archive » Allows All to Have Their Voices Heard | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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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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Jocelyn Stoller's curator insight, November 18, 1:34 PM

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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12 Conversation Starters on What Parents Want You (Teachers) to Know

12 Conversation Starters on What Parents Want You (Teachers) to Know | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Principal and blogger Joe Mazza looks through the lens of his school's parents and suggests 12 conversations that all teachers should be having with their students' parents.
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How To Teach Beyond Ferguson

How To Teach Beyond Ferguson | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
For classroom discussions about charged issues, it's necessary to set ground rules, keep the conversation moving forward, and bring it back to the individual.
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4 Technologies to Help Students Find Their Voice In Your Classroom

4 Technologies to Help Students Find Their Voice In Your Classroom | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Students need a voice. By voice, I mean the ability to recognize their own beliefs, practice articulating them in a variety of forms, and then find the confidence -- and the platform -- to express ...

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Back to School Night: The Ultimate Conversation Starter for a Successful School Year

Back to School Night: The Ultimate Conversation Starter for a Successful School Year | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
When establishing that first contact with parents on Back to School Night, start the year right by being transparent, direct, and consistent.
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If you want parents as partners....

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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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Frances's curator insight, December 5, 12:23 PM

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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learntolearn » Blog Archive » Met Learning Foundation 5: Building a learning community in the classroom/school benefits all learners.

learntolearn » Blog Archive » Met Learning Foundation 5: Building a learning community in the classroom/school benefits all learners. | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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learntolearn » Blog Archive » Meta Foundation 3 Part 2: Teaching children to “learn how to learn”

learntolearn » Blog Archive » Meta Foundation 3 Part 2: Teaching children to “learn how to learn” | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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Childens' voices about their learning

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10 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Teacher (Don’t Forget Cognitive Skills!) | Scientific Learning

10 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Teacher (Don’t Forget Cognitive Skills!) | Scientific Learning | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
How can you be sure that you are prepared to help your child get the most from this school year? Getting the answers to these questions can help.
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Rethinking Assessment: Trusting Teachers to Evaluate Student Learning

Rethinking Assessment: Trusting Teachers to Evaluate Student Learning | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Many educators are hoping that through the Common Core State Standards, teaching and assessment can focus more on problem-solving and the process of getting to an answer. But even those process-oriented skills will be assessed with a standardized test. The benefits of the harder-to-quantify skills aren't easily disentangled from academic achievement scores, making it hard to prove through tests that alternative teaching and learning styles can achieve measurable outcomes.

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Kelly Christopherson's curator insight, September 9, 11:13 PM

Teaching isn't easy. It requires a myriad of skills and constant learning. To think a multiple choice test can even to begin to touch the learning that takes place in classrooms is to not really understand learning. 

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How We Do It: Success in the Clasroom - Huffington Post

How We Do It: Success in the Clasroom
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For me, I am able to plan lessons in which students explore advanced mathematical concepts, practice their skills, and partake in lengthy whole-class discourse.
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Practical Advice for Teachers About Emailing with Parents

Practical Advice for Teachers About Emailing with Parents | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Email makes communicating with parents easier and more complicated all at the same time. Learn tips to avoid unintended consequences when sending emails.
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