Evaluating school classroom discussion
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Evaluating school classroom discussion

1.2 Development through dialogue

Activity 2: Reading

Timing: 1 hour 0 minutes

Now read Chapter 6, ‘Development through dialogue’, of the set book Words and Minds. As you read, pay special attention to:

  • the sociocultural concept of ‘guided participation’;

  • the concept of ‘exploratory talk’;

  • the ways that teacher-led and group-based activity were combined in the intervention study described.


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