Bringing together leading international researchers and drawing on the pioneering work of Douglas Barnes, this book considers ways of improving classroom talk. The book covers classroom communication and managing social relations;talk in science classrooms;using critical conversations in studying literature;exploratory talk and thinking skills;talking to learn and learning to talk in the mathematics classroom; and the 'emerging pedagogy' of the spoken word.
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Table of Contents
Introduction - Steve Hodgkinson and Neil MercerExploratory Talk for Learning - Douglas BarnesTalking a Way to Understanding in Science Classrooms - Phil ScottFrom Exploratory Talk to Critical Conversations - Kathryn M Pierce and Carol GillesThe Value of Exploratory Talk - Neil Mercer and Lyn DawesTalking to Learn and Learning to Talk in the Mathematics Classroom - Yvette Solomon and Laura BlackCulture, Dialogue and Learning: Notes on an Emerging Pedagogy - Robin AlexanderTalking Texts into Being: On the Social Construction of Everyday Life and Academic Knowledge in the Classroom - Judith Green, Beth Yeager and Maria CastanheiraTeachers' Use of Feedback in Whole-Class and Group-Based Talk - Frank HardmanReflections on the Study of Classroom Talk - Courtney CazdenExploratory Talk and Dialogic Inquiry - Gordon Wells and Tamara Ball