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Dialogue and Learning
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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applied applied linguistics: No sociolinguistics of writing?

I'm amazed that it is only literally just now that the first major consideration of writing through the lens of sociolinguistics is being done -- Theresa Lillis' book The Sociolinguistics of Writing having just been published this month ...
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How children learn scientific thinking from their parents

How children learn scientific thinking from their parents | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
How children learn scientific thinking from their parents. Researchers in California have uncovered preliminary evidence for the way children acquire scientific "habits of thought" from their parents.
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Blog 4: Genre Pedagogy

Blog 4: Genre Pedagogy | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
After my third blog I promised I would give examples of how I have used the teaching and learning cycle in my own practice. However, I think I need to do one more explainer about the theoretical ba...
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Babies' brains may be tuned to language before birth

Babies' brains may be tuned to language before birth | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Brain imaging shows that premature babies process speech in similar ways to adults.
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Language Development starts at birth, or before.

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Modeling: Essential for Learning

Modeling: Essential for Learning | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Do you remember learning to tie your shoes? Or learning to bake a cake? Or learning to read? I'm guessing you did not learn by watching a video or listening to a lecture. You learned by being shown,
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Is modeling a form of dialogue?

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Editorial: Civil discourse - Themountainpress

Editorial: Civil discourse
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The governors agreed that being civil to one another is about respect, listening, and learning to disagree without being disagreeable.
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Reducing teacher talk

Reducing teacher talk and allowing more time in lessons for students to be active participants in their learning, is an important aspect of developing outstanding teaching and learning. In order to...
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The Learning Virtues

The Learning Virtues | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
A book on education cultures finds that the Chinese tend to define learning morally while Westerns define it cognitively.
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What does "learning" mean to you?

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Geoff Morton-Haworth's comment, March 21, 2013 6:12 AM
What does learning mean to me? Being alive, changing.
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The educational value of dialogic talk in whole-class dialogue - ORBIT | Group work and interaction in language learning classrooms

The educational value of dialogic talk in whole-class dialogue - ORBIT | Group work and interaction in language learning classrooms | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
The educational value of dialogic talk in whole-class dialogue - ORBIT on Group work and interaction in language learning classrooms curated by Phil Chappell (The educational value of dialogic talk in whole-class dialogue - ORBIT | @scoopit
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Creating an Online Student Lounge

Creating an Online Student Lounge | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
So I hear you've been mulling over building a virtual classroom to weave in some online strategies with your face-to-face traditional classroom. Bravo. You rock. You won't regret it.
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Communicating is central to learning

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Keynotes and Distinguished Speakers - The TICAL Community

Keynotes and Distinguished Speakers - The TICAL Community | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Michael Fullan is Professor Emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. He holds Hon…
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John J. Gumperz, Who Mapped the Infrastructure of Spoken Language, Dies at 91 - The Atlantic Cities

John J. Gumperz, Who Mapped the Infrastructure of Spoken Language, Dies at 91 - The Atlantic Cities | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
The Atlantic Cities
John J. Gumperz, Who Mapped the Infrastructure of Spoken Language, Dies at 91
The Atlantic Cities
The sociolinguist John J. Gumperz, who died this week at the age of 91, spent his career thinking about these things.
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Top Ten Things to Know About IEPs - NCLD

Top Ten Things to Know About IEPs - NCLD | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Learn the top ten facts parents need to know about IEP, individualized education plan for special needs.
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IEP's as a communication tool:  parent, child, teacher, princial, special educator

 

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Diana Laurillard: The Conversational Framework - an approach to Eva...

Diana Laurillard's presentation for the formative e-assessment project's dessimination event: http://projects.lkl.ac.uk/feasst/april-28th/ A version of this pre
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Mind your language – a language based approach to pedagogy « The Learning Spy

Mind your language – a language based approach to pedagogy « The Learning Spy | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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The Importance of dialogue

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Hi Kamakshi I'd love to ...a travelling overseas but will be back next week to normal life!
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5 Tasks to Improve Your Child’s Reading Comprehension

5 Tasks to Improve Your Child’s Reading Comprehension | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
If you’re doing my March Reading Madness Challenge this week, now is a great time to try to improve your child’s ability to understand what he reads.  Here are 5 tasks to do just that: 1. Talk abou...
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Inquiry-Based Teaching: Discussing Literature

Inquiry-Based Teaching: Discussing Literature | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Learn how to lead students in a discussion on literature using the inquiry based teaching method. This learning style demands that both students and teachers prepare for an in depth exchange of ideas.
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How reading Jane Austen stimulates your brain - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

How reading Jane Austen stimulates your brain - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
How reading Jane Austen stimulates your brain
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
And Austen's novels, with their technique that literary scholars call "free indirect discourse," were the perfect vehicle. Austen's ...
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Parent-teacher talks positive for students - Victoria Times Colonist (blog)

Parent-teacher talks positive for students - Victoria Times Colonist (blog) | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Parent-teacher talks positive for students Victoria Times Colonist (blog) When my eight children attended schools many moons ago, we made it our duty and privilege to talk to the teachers, not only on parents' nights, but at any time when we felt...
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Stump The Teacher: Common Core - This Too Shall Pass

Stump The Teacher: Common Core - This Too Shall Pass | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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Do you agree?  Are there more basic topics in education?

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Frances's curator insight, March 5, 2013 2:44 PM

Are there more basic qs about education/teaching/lerning?

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Great Co-Teaching: An Interview with Anne Beninghof | MiddleWeb

Great Co-Teaching: An Interview with Anne Beninghof | MiddleWeb | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
In her interview with Elizabeth Stein, co-teaching pioneer Anne Beninghof says inclusion classrooms should be exemplary models of differentiated instruction.
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Show and Tell PD for Teachers

Show and Tell PD for Teachers | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
How can educators re-awaken the desire for learning on our own? Teacher Susan Lucille Davis suggests we revive a learning tool from childhood: Show and Tell.
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