Making Waves: towards a pedagogy of discourse

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 58 Number 1 (2016)

Making Waves: towards a pedagogy of discourse
LORRAINE KESSLER-SINGH, LEENA HELAVAARA ROBERTSON, pages 35-46
DOI: 10.15730/forum.2016.58.1.35

Abstract

This article re-examines the classroom discourse context in early years settings and primary schools. It seeks to understand why such slow progress has been made in developing talk for learning in recent years. The article acknowledges that children are already expert language users by the time they start school and offers practitioners practical ways to enhance children's thinking and learning by developing their capabilities in talk.

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LORRAINE KESSLER-SINGH, LEENA HELAVAARA ROBERTSON (2016) Making Waves: towards a pedagogy of discourse, FORUM, 58(1), 35-46. https://doi.org/10.15730/forum.2016.58.1.35

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