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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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Language: More Than Just Words

Language: More Than Just Words | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
"Water" is the simplest kind of word to learn how to use, a concrete noun. So it's not surprising that such words are normally the first a child learns.
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Deeper Learning Means Educational Equity in Urban Schools ...

Deeper Learning Means Educational Equity in Urban Schools ... | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
First, a district or school needs to agree on the instructional practices that reflect deeper learning. For this blog, I'm going to select the development of students' academic discourse as a high-leverage instructional practice that ...
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Edu-jargon dictionary: What’s your child’s teacher talking about?

Edu-jargon dictionary: What’s your child’s teacher talking about? | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
You want to make the right school choice or understand what your kid's education is focused on. Make sure you know what the teacher is talking about! (RT @VoxxiNews: What on earth is your kid's teacher talking about?
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Introverted Kids Need to Learn to Speak Up at School

Introverted Kids Need to Learn to Speak Up at School | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Every child should be graded on class participation -- and parents don't help their children when they argue otherwise.
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On Rubrics and Models, Part 2: A Dialogue

On Rubrics and Models, Part 2: A Dialogue | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
To continue our look at rubrics and models, I offer below a revised version of a dialogue I wrote 20 years ago to attempt to clarify what a rubric is and what differentiates good from not so good r...
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Natural Discourse: Artists, Architects, Scientists and Poets in - AIACC

Natural Discourse: Artists, Architects, Scientists and Poets in - AIACC | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
As I clutched my guide map for the recent exhibit, Natural Discourse: Artists, Architects, Scientists and Poets in the Garden at the UC Botanical Gardens, I was reminded of the connection between discourse and learning, ...
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Is talking to yourself dialogue?

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Stephen Pinker: Language and Consciousness (excerpt) -- Thinking Allowed DVD w/ Jeffrey Mishlove

NOTE: This is an excerpt from a special two-hour, four-part DVD featuring one of the most insightful minds we have ever encountered. http://www.thinkingallow...
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Marsha Ratzel on Teaching Mathematical Discourse | WatsonMath ...

Marsha Ratzel on Teaching Mathematical Discourse | WatsonMath ... | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Education Week Teacher published an article by Grade 8 math teacher Marsha Ratzel entitled The Talking Cure: Teaching Mathematical Discourse. We know that discourse is essential for students to learn to make sense of ...
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innov8: Teaching with silence | Innovative Teaching | Go Teach

innov8: Teaching with silence | Innovative Teaching | Go Teach | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
As teachers, we are beginning to learn how to make sense of students' talk and students' writing to understand how much they know and their learning, but we don't have as many strategies for understanding all the meanings ...
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Weaving Debate into the Writing Process

Weaving Debate into the Writing Process | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Organized debates are an engaging way to help students discover, explore and organize ideas during the writing process. However, neither my teacher colleagues nor students share my enthusiasm. To fin
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Learning is Conversation | Harold Jarche

Learning is Conversation | Harold Jarche | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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Lots of jargon (technical terms?) here, but it suggests a good q:  Is learning conversation?

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Babies begin learning language in the womb | BabyCenter Blog

Babies begin learning language in the womb | BabyCenter Blog | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
When does a baby start learning about language? The old assumption was that babies don't begin until after they were born. But this assumption was challenged by several intriguing experiments conducted decades ago.
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Encouraging some students to talk in class - Gainesville Times

Encouraging some students to talk in class - Gainesville Times | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Encouraging some students to talk in class Gainesville Times Many times it is 'turn and talk' to your neighbor about what you know or have learned or it's a whole class conversation." Dallas Thompson, a fifth-grade teacher at Centennial Arts...
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How to raise issues: set the stage

How to raise issues: set the stage | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
We require a formal approach to raising issues because too often individuals, groups or organizations are blocked from effectively discussing a critic
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Changing the Education Conversation

Changing the Education Conversation | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
We hear so many negative things about public education in America -- most notably, that our schools are failing.
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Establishing Scientific Classroom Discourse Communities: Multiple ...

Establishing Scientific Classroom Discourse Communities: Multiple ... | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
... Learning ResearchFrom Routledge. cheap Establishing Scientific Classroom Discourse Communities: Multiple Voices of Teaching and Learning ResearchFrom Routledge so special and better than other similar products .
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Discussions: Shifting Students from Passive Observers to Active Participants by @CTuckerEnglish - TeacherCast Blog

Discussions: Shifting Students from Passive Observers to Active Participants by @CTuckerEnglish - TeacherCast Blog | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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Google Hangouts Tutorial for Educators

A tutorial for using Google Hangouts. Meant for anyone, but specifically those wishing to collaborate academically.
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Networked Action with Ken O'Donnell | Faculty Teaching and ...

Networked Action with Ken O'Donnell | Faculty Teaching and ... | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Resources. Diffusion of Light – Ken O'Donnell's blog. Chico State FYE program – this is one of the civil discourse projects mentioned in the presentation. A Brief Review of the Evidence on Civic Learning in Higher Education ...
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The Reading Workshop

The Reading Workshop | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
The traditional Initiate-Respond-Evaluate (Cazden, 2001) interactional sequence or pattern of classroom interaction is a particular speech genre with historical precedents and instructional trajectories.
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Evidence Fair: Gallery Walk | Literacy in Learning Exchange

Evidence Fair: Gallery Walk | Literacy in Learning Exchange | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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Teaching Middle School Students Conversation Skills:  21st Century

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