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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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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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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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Promoting critical thinking through dialogical-thinking reading lessons

Promoting critical thinking through dialogical-thinking reading lessons | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Promoting critical thinking through dialogical-thinking reading lessons
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What the heck is your kid's teacher talking about? Here's a glossary. - Washington Post

What the heck is your kid's teacher talking about? Here's a glossary.
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You walk into a District elementary school you've heard good things about, one of approximately 14 you're considering for your pre-kindergartner.
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Student-Driven Common Core Classrooms

Student-Driven Common Core Classrooms | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
In a student-driven classroom, there is much “argumentation, debate and discourse” as students wrestle with the questions. The best of those classrooms foster respect between students as they learn from each other.
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Talking to learn.

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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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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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Beyond Q+A: Six Strategies That Motivate ALL Students to Participate

Beyond Q+A: Six Strategies That Motivate ALL Students to Participate | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Do you have students who rarely raise their hand when you ask a question? When I think back about kids in my classroom who didn't participate at first, I remember Jared and Maya (whose names I change
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How I Introduce Skepticism Into The Classroom | Skeptoid

How I Introduce Skepticism Into The Classroom | Skeptoid | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
The textbook we use includes as a reading an excerpt from Deborah Tannen's excellent The Argument Culture. Tannen's essay is a critique of the way in which “debate” in American Discourse has devolved into angry talking ...
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My Middle Schoolers Actually LOVE Our Unit Overview Sheets! - The Tempered Radical

My Middle Schoolers Actually LOVE Our Unit Overview Sheets! - The Tempered Radical | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
How's that for an unlikely title to a blog post, huh? I mean, when was the last time you stumbled across a middle schooler who LOVED -- all caps on purpose -- ANY handout that had to do with school?...
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Dialgoue in written form.  Building disucssion about where learning is going.

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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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