Talk, Talk, Talk: Discussion-Based Classrooms

Talk, Talk, Talk: Discussion-Based Classrooms

by Ann Cook
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807745634

ISBN-13: 9780807745632

Pub. Date: 12/02/2004

Publisher: Teachers College Press

This classroom-based resource explores how both teachers and students learn the skills of discussion in content areas across the disciplines. Student reflections and teacher talk provide lively examples of how discussion plays a pivotal role in inquiry-based classrooms, developing students' basic skills of critical analysis and helping them become lifelong learners,…  See more details below

Overview

This classroom-based resource explores how both teachers and students learn the skills of discussion in content areas across the disciplines. Student reflections and teacher talk provide lively examples of how discussion plays a pivotal role in inquiry-based classrooms, developing students' basic skills of critical analysis and helping them become lifelong learners, able to confront and research any topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807745632
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
12/02/2004
Series:
Teacher to Teacher Publications
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
50
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.12(d)

Table of Contents

1What do we mean by discussion?9
2Why this film?11
3What is the difference between information-based and discussion-based teaching?13
4How are classes organized around discussion?19
5What techniques and tools develop and support discussion?23
6How can students be prepared for discussion?37
7How can teachers be prepared to lead discussion?39
8What are the particular difficulties of teaching a discussion-based class?41

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