Creative Dialogue: Talk for Thinking in the Classroom by Robert FisherCreative Dialogue: Talk for Thinking in the Classroom by Robert Fisher

Creative Dialogue: Talk for Thinking in the Classroom

byRobert FisherEditorRobert Fisher

Paperback | August 13, 2009

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Creative Dialogueis an essential guide to dialogic learning for every trainee and practising teacher. It presents practical ways of teaching children to be more thoughtful and creative, and to learn more effectively through speaking and listening in school and at home.

The book includes:

  • practical ways to develop dialogic learning across the curriculum
  • a guide to developing talk for thinking in the classroom
  • more than 100 activities for stimulating talk with children of all ages and abilities
  • advice on using dialogue to support assessment for learning
  • ideas for developing listening skills and concentration.

Written by a leading expert in teaching thinking,Creative Dialogueis essential reading for all who wish to understand and develop dialogic learning in education today.

Robert Fisherwas Professor of Education at Brunel University and has written more than 30 books on teaching, thinking and creativity.
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Title:Creative Dialogue: Talk for Thinking in the ClassroomFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.5 inPublished:August 13, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415497272

ISBN - 13:9780415497275

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Table of Contents

Introduction  1. Listening  2. Questions for Thinking   3. Creative Talk for Thinking  4. Critical Talk for Thinking  5. Talking to Learn   6. Talking Together  7. Extending Talk for Thinking  8. Dialogic Assessment  9. The Dialogic Future  Further reading  Index