The power of hmm…: Bringing life (back) to words in the classroom

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Abstract

Structured academic discussions can focus too much on academic language to the detriment of actual discussion, disempowering students with the very tools intended to enhance student voice. The author suggests a new goal for such classroom talk: encouraging students to generate ideas and questions that engage their peers by focusing on the unexpected, provoking them to reconsider their assumptions about the world.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-60
Number of pages5
JournalPhi Delta Kappan
Volume99
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2018
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education

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