This is from my Learn to Learn Blog. It is one of the best things I’ve read on learning in the last few months.
The Expert Learner with Voice and Choice!
Does Campaign 2012 suggest the need to teach/learn dialogue skills? Do we have any hope of moving ahead without meaningful and respectful conversations in the political and social worlds our students live in?
Can you suggest sites that address these questions?
4 Way dialogue in a 4th grade classroom: Dialogue–Thinking–Learning
Teacher to Leaner
Learner to Learner
Learner to Teacher
Learners to Audience.
Inspire Grand Conversations: Examples of well established classroom discourse that encourages and supports thinking and learning.
Click on Grand Conversations in the Junior Classroom.
Hope you will add some examples.
Dialogue is at the heart of learning. Communication whose intent is to go beyond current knowledge and status has the power to bring about change. So, we ask: What are educators at all levels doing to engage students in the dialogue of thinking and learning.