TITLE

Talking t o Learn

AUTHOR(S)
City, Elizabeth A.
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
Educational Leadership;Nov2014, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the educational benefits of conducting student-driven discussions in classrooms, focusing on how thinking and talking can both be used to strengthen the skills of the other. According to the author, the lack of student-driven dialogue is due to other educational priorities, adherence to traditional teacher-student roles, and fear from both teachers and students. To address this, she covers topics such as classroom layout, student collaboration, and the use of textbooks.
ACCESSION #
99289044

 

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