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Talking Listening and Teaching

Talking  Listening  and Teaching Author Thomas S. C. Farrell
ISBN-10 9781510733053
Release 2018-08-21
Pages 120
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Talking, Listening, and Teaching demonstrates how important it is for teachers to understand and monitor classroom communication patterns and resolve problems that may hamper students' learning. Using examples from real classrooms, the author explains How classroom talk is different from communication outside the classroom How to gather and analyze data about classroom talk What type of questioning generates good discussions Why and how to give feedback to students How nonverbal communication impacts the classroom This insightful guide to classroom communication, featuring provocative "Thinking About Your Own Classroom" questions, is ideal for teacher study groups and benefits educators who wish to effectively manage this important aspect of teaching and learning.

Cases on Online Discussion and Interaction Experiences and Outcomes

Cases on Online Discussion and Interaction  Experiences and Outcomes Author Shedletsky, Leonard
ISBN-10 9781615208647
Release 2010-06-30
Pages 440
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"This book gives readers a better idea of what is likely to facilitate discussion online, what is likely to encourage collaborative meaning-making, what is likely to encourage productive, supportive, engaged discussion, and what is likely to foster critical thinking"--Provided by publisher.

Class Talk

Class Talk Author Rosemary Sage
ISBN-10 9781855390614
Release 2000-12-13
Pages 240
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"How do I know what I think until I've heard myself say it?" >

Classroom Management

Classroom Management Author Paul Burden
ISBN-10 9781119352891
Release 2016-12-27
Pages 272
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A practical guide to what can be accomplished utilizing the technical aspects of Classroom Management, this invaluable resource will not only help educators learn how to build positive classroom communities, but also outline methods for involving students in the creation of their learning environment. The Sixth Edition has been updated to include a new chapter on communication skills for teaching, incorporated classroom case studies in each chapter, and includes updates using the latest management research in several chapters.

Language and Communication in Primary Schools

Language and Communication in Primary Schools Author Kate Allott
ISBN-10 9781473968394
Release 2016-05-16
Pages 176
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Language and communication are essential in the classroom: essential in children’s learning, essential in teachers’ communication with children, and essential in children’s understanding of themselves and their world. This book is a guide for trainee and beginning teachers on how to support and develop talk in the classroom. It explores the theory behind the teaching of language and communication skills and includes lots of practical advice on how to translate this into the classroom. It tackles the challenges and issues of managing talk in the classroom setting, and explores the role of language in children’s learning. The book addresses the challenge of language difficulties and delayed language development among children entering school. The crucial role of adults in supporting early language development is explained, and the book also considers the needs of children for whom English is an additional language.

English 5 11

English 5 11 Author David Waugh
ISBN-10 9781317282792
Release 2016-06-23
Pages 330
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English is central to the primary-school curriculum and successfully mastering the basics has a significant influence on pupils’ ability to learn and achieve their future goals. Now fully updated, English 5–11 provides comprehensive, up-to-date and creative guidance on teaching English in the primary school. Each chapter provides the busy teacher with indispensable advice and guidance, as well as opportunities to reflect upon current practice in the classroom. Key areas covered include: ■ language and literacy development; ■ grammar, punctuation and spelling; ■ talk for learning; ■ systematic synthetic phonics; ■ fiction, poetry and non-fiction; ■ drama and creativity; ■ teaching in a multilingual classroom; ■ ICT ■ Planning and assessment. This third edition reflects changes in government policy and gives greater attention knowledge about language and is closely related to the changing curriculum for primary English. The highly experienced authors are former literacy advisors and have frontline teaching, school-management and teacher-training experience. This book will be an invaluable resource for all trainee and practising teachers interested in teaching English in an accessible, contemporary and dynamic way.

Musical Communication

Musical Communication Author David John Hargreaves
ISBN-10 019852935X
Release 2005
Pages 433
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Music is a powerful form of communication. It provides a means by which people can share emotions, intentions, and meaning. This new addition to the music psychology list brings together leading researchers to examine how music can be used to communicate and the biological, cognitive, social, and cultural processes which underlie such communication. It will be valuable for all those involved in music cognition, music education, and communication studies.

A Teaching Assistant s Guide to Child Development and Psychology in the Classroom

A Teaching Assistant s Guide to Child Development and Psychology in the Classroom Author Susan Bentham
ISBN-10 9781136815645
Release 2012-03-15
Pages 232
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How can you help students most effectively in the classroom? As a Teaching Assistant, you play a vital role in today’s schools. This fully updated new edition will help you get to grips with the main issues to do with psychology and its role in the processes of teaching and learning. This accessible text, building on the success of a best-selling previous edition, provides informative, yet down-to-earth commentary with clear examples of how you can apply this knowledge in everyday practice. The book addresses issues including: how to support learning how to identify and cater for different learning styles teaching children with additional needs how to manage behaviour to support learning how to help children with their self-esteem and independence. This new edition includes references to up-to-date research in child development and psychology to include information regarding personalised learning, creativity, motivation, friendships skills, moral development and neuroscience. Chapters are complemented with lively case studies, self-assessment questions and examples of how to apply theory to everyday classroom practice. The reader is encouraged to develop reflective practice to best support childrens’ behaviour and learning. This reader-friendly book is an invaluable companion for every Teaching assistant, HLTA, Cover Supervisor, and anyone working in a supporting role in an educational setting.

Learning Through Talk in the Early Years

Learning Through Talk in the Early Years Author Elizabeth Sharp
ISBN-10 9781847877994
Release 2005-08-16
Pages 128
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`This book is aimed at class teachers of Reception to Year 3 seeking ideas to develop their pupils' speaking and listening skills. The author describes each activity in an easy-to-follow format with links to the relevant curriculum targets. The most valuable part of the book is the commentary from the author's own teaching experience. This provides some useful insights, such as the fact that the flow of children's ideas was improved while they had a discussion while engaged in drawing. The book is easy to read. It... provide[s] a practical guide to some tried and tested speaking and listening activities which may be useful for the beginning Foundation or Key Stage 1 teacher' - Special! Do the children in your class need help with language and listening skills? Lots of ideas and suggestions for activities using and encouraging talk in the classroom make this book a lively, practical guide to encouraging young children to develop their verbal reasoning skills and to communicate more effectively. There is advice on how to tie in these activities with the various curriculum subjects and the following are covered: - setting up a talk corner - using story bags and story boxes - using Circle Time and playing games to encourage talk In each activity there are directions for helping children with Special Educational Needs, working with Teaching Assistants (TAs) and other adults in the classroom, planning and assessing work and finding suitable resources. A selection of photocopiable material is included and all the suggestions and ideas in the book have been tried and tested by the author in her own classroom. The focus of this book is on young children aged 5 to 8, but the activities can be adapted to suit those younger or older.

A Guide to Developing Communication Across the Curriculum

A Guide to Developing Communication Across the Curriculum Author
ISBN-10 IOWA:31858000689863
Release 1989
Pages 87
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A Guide to Developing Communication Across the Curriculum has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A Guide to Developing Communication Across the Curriculum also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A Guide to Developing Communication Across the Curriculum book for free.

Speaking and Listening through Drama 7 11

Speaking and Listening through Drama 7 11 Author Francis Prendiville
ISBN-10 9781446236932
Release 2007-04-18
Pages 224
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'This book is special. It proposes a style of drama that liberates teachers and children from traditional dialogues...The dramas, each linked to a literacy text or wider theme, are amazing...I would recommend buying this. It challenges, but rewards with a new level of classroom dialogue' - Literacy Time 'This new book for teachers is timely and full of good ideas. It demonstrates the value of drama as a means of achieving education that stimulates creative and critical thinking while also engaging the emotions' - Teaching Thinking & Creativity Showing teachers how to use drama to promote speaking and listening for pupils, including those who find learning difficult, this book describes, analyses and teaches how to use role play effectively and looks at how to generate a productive dialogue between teachers and pupils that is both powerful and enabling. The authors present innovative methods for teaching across the curriculum which are genuinely inclusive and can help to motivate reluctant learners. The 'how to' section of the book describes a range of strategies and approaches: o how to begin with 'teacher in role' o how to begin planning drama o how to generate quality speaking and listening o how to use drama for inclusion and citizenship o how to generate empathy in drama o how to link history and drama o how to begin using assessment of speaking and listening (and other English skills) through drama The second section includes full lesson plans that have been tried and tested with pupils, complete with detailed guidance on how to structure the work and how to play the teacher roles. Each is linked to literacy, the wider curriculum, PSHE and citizenship. The book is a valuable resource for primary teachers in training and in practice.

Teacher Talk

Teacher Talk Author Cheli Cerra
ISBN-10 PSU:000054559301
Release 2005-04-01
Pages 208
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A must-have book for every practicing and would-be teacher! Teacher Talk! provides practical advice to help educators develop and improve their communication skills. Authors Cheli Cerra and Ruth Jacoby identify 52 common school situations and then provide insight with tips, worksheets, and sample letters for handling each of them. * Are you uncomfortable speaking with parents? * Are you in need of assistance at conference time? * Are you looking for easy-to-use worksheets and sample letters to guide you? * Are you in need of answers on how to best handle common, everyday situations? If you answered yes, then Teacher Talk! is the book you need. You'll communicate better with both students and parents, your stress levels will go down, and student achievement will go up! "An amazing compilation of what to say to parents. Any one suggestion will help, if not save your life, in a difficult situation with a parent. This book is a must for your professional library!" --Harry K. Wong, Ed.D. Author of the #1 bestseller The First Days of School

Teaching and Learning Communication Language and Literacy

Teaching and Learning Communication  Language and Literacy Author Ann Browne
ISBN-10 9781446237502
Release 2007-03-01
Pages 232
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Teaching and Learning Communication, Language and Literacy is a comprehensive guide to the teaching and learning of communication, language and literacy in the foundation stage (3-5 years). It draws on research findings and good practice to provide practical guidance about working with young children in nursery and reception classes. The book examines how young children develop as learners and users of language and literacy and the contribution that home and school make to their learning. It locates learning in a play based curriculum and provides a rationale for making play both a context and a resource for learning. It also takes account of recent policy initiatives such as the Curriculum Guidance for the Foundation Stage, the organization for literacy in reception classes and the foundation stage assessment profile. Throughout the book a distinction is made between the organization and activities that are appropriate to nursery and reception children. The book contains practical suggestions about activities and resources including ways of working with environmental print and found texts, ICT, TV and video as well as books. The role of adults in supporting and extending learning is considered in detail.

Talking with Your Hands Listening with Your Eyes

Talking with Your Hands  Listening with Your Eyes Author Gabriel Grayson
ISBN-10 075700007X
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 373
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Uses almost 1,400 photographs to present a comprehensive guide to the techniques, words, and phrases used in American Sign Language.

Creative dialogue

Creative dialogue Author Robert Fisher
ISBN-10 0415497272
Release 2009-06-30
Pages 207
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This book is written for anyone interested in teaching children how to think, to learn and to be creative through talking and listening. Creative Talk is an essential guide to dialogic learning for every undergraduate, trainee and practising teacher.

Learning through Talk

Learning through Talk Author Heather Luxford
ISBN-10 9781136609619
Release 2013-01-11
Pages 142
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Learning through Talk is a practical handbook. It is designed to help teachers and others working with five to eleven year olds develop the key skills which will enable their pupils to use talk effectively for learning. The activities within the book encourage thinking and learning across the curriculum and help pupils to improve their communication skills and become independent learners. This book provides: Advice and practical guidance on developing the essential skills of participation, collaboration, positive challenge, resolving differences and reflection A series of motivating and exciting workshop activities Photocopiable resources to support workshops with links to video material on the companion website A practical, blended resource, Learning through Talk helps teachers shift their focus to evaluate the quality of pupils’ talk as an insight into the learning process. The authors present tried and tested methods for reflection, including the use of a video diary room, an example of which is accessible online via the Companion Website. An invaluable guide for both trainee and practising teachers, this book will provide those working with children with a practical framework to improve talk and communication in their classrooms in line with current curriculum developments.

The Effective Teacher s Guide to Autism and Communication Difficulties

The Effective Teacher s Guide to Autism and Communication Difficulties Author Michael Farrell
ISBN-10 9781136520389
Release 2011-11-28
Pages 104
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In this welcome second edition of The Effective Teacher’s Guide to Autism and Communication Difficulties, best-selling author Michael Farrell addresses how teachers and others can develop provision for students with autism and students that have difficulties with speech, grammar, meaning, use of language and comprehension. Updated and expanded, this book allows the teacher to be self-critical in developing classroom approaches and offers up-to-date research combined with professional experience on how to best achieve good practice in the classroom. This accessible book offers down-to-earth information on: Terms and definitions Legal considerations Classroom strategies Useful resources Pedagogical issues. This new edition will be a useful source of ideas and guidance for teachers and others working with children with autism or other communication disorders. It will also be useful for all new teachers, for those continuing professional development, school mamagers and administrators.