It's More Than Teacher Talk
Oral Language in the Primary Classroom
How to Encourage Rich Dialogue and Engage Students in Their Learning
Learn how to use talk to promote critical thinking. Effective questions lead to higher order thinking. Read monographs from the Literacy and Numeracy secretariat: Grand Conversations in Primary Classrooms, Asking Effective Questions in Mathematics Lessons and Let's Talk About Listening. Visit a site for English teachers of Language Arts in Quebec that has interesting videos, ideas and great links to other sites about balanced literacy.