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.