The Language of Learning: Teaching Students Core Thinking, Listening, and Speaking Skills

The Language of Learning: Teaching Students Core Thinking, Listening, and Speaking Skills

by Margaret Wilson

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The Language of Learning: Teaching Students Core Thinking, Listening, and Speaking Skills by Margaret Wilson

Your essential guide for bringing students' core thinking, listening, and speaking skills to a higher level!
The Language of Learning offers a practical approach to teaching essential communication skills: listening and understanding; thinking before speaking; speaking clearly and concisely; asking thoughtful questions; giving high-quality answers; backing up opinions with reasons and evidence; agreeing thoughtfully; disagreeing respectfully.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781892989611
Publisher: Northeast Foundation for Children, Inc.
Publication date: 02/26/2014
Pages: 203
Sales rank: 1,249,292
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Lora M. Hodges v

Introduction: The Power of Student Conversation 1

Chapter 1 Listening Essentials 4

Chapter 2 Speaking Essentials 38

Chapter 3 Asking and Answering Questions 68

Chapter 4 Crafting an Argument 100

Chapter 5 The Art of Agreeing and Disagreeing 134

Conclusion: Letting Students Shine 170

Appendix A Quick Guide to the Teaching Techniques Used in This Book 172

Appendix B Suggested Timeline-When to Teach Speaking and Listening Skills 191

Further Resources 193

Acknowledgments 198

Index 201

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