The Environment for Group Talk
About. Is there a way to nurture group talk in the class? These five pages of archived advice collect numerous questions for interacting in group talk, such as "‘What do you think?’ ‘What’s the matter with that idea?’ What convinces you that they are right or wrong?’. The document has activities and examples for maintaining constructive group talk, and classroom factors which play a part in such talk.
Pedagogical content. This resource contains a set of activities and examples to discuss and work through based around maintaining group talk(ta) in whole class(ta) and group work(ta) settings, including setting up Ground Rules, and creating appropriate environments (physical and 'class rule' based) for argumentation(ta) and discussion(ta) (edit)
|Title||The Environment for Group Talk in Science|
[[Teaching Approaches/Group talk|Group talk]], [[Teaching Approaches/Whole class|Whole class]], [[Teaching Approaches/Group work|Group work]], [[Teaching Approaches/Argumentation|Argumentation]], [[Teaching Approaches/Discussion|Discussion]]
In working through this you will
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[[Resources/Teacher Education|Teacher Education]], [[Resources/Science|Science]]
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The resource comprises one 5 page DfES document 'harvested' from a larger document (see below).
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See other DfEScience(i) resources
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