I've Got Something to Say

How Student Voices Inform Our Teaching

In I've Got Something to Say, teachers will learn how to inspire students to buy into their own learning by giving them a voice in determining, organizing, structuring, and responding to what is happening in the classroom. This timely book details how to create a powerful classroom that reflects a community of voices and nurtures group interactions.

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In I've Got Something to Say, teachers will learn how to inspire students to buy into their own learning by giving them a voice in determining, organizing, structuring, and responding to what is happening in the classroom. This timely book details how to create a powerful classroom that reflects a community of voices and nurtures group interactions. It offers practical strategies that will engage students in thoughtful dialogue and discussion as a class, in groups, and with partners ...read more

About the Author(s)

David Booth is Coordinator of Elementary Programs at OISE/University of Toronto. For more than 25 years he has worked with teachers in creating, applying, and evaluating approaches to how children learn to read and write.

Table of Contents

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Contents
Foreword by Jane Paterson
Introduction
Chapter 1: Why Classroom Talk Matters
Chapter 2: Is Anyone Listening to Me?
Chapter 3: Building a Community of Voices
Chapter 4: Releasing the Story Makers
Chapter 5: Finding Student Voices Inside Texts
Chapter 6: Who Can I Be?
Chapter 7: Listening to Our Own Voices
Chapter 8: Capturing Our Voices
Chapter 9: Supporting Voice Through Technology
Chapter 10: Organizing and Assessing a Classroom of Voices

 

Product Details

Grade Range: 4-8
Media: 144 pp/paperMedia: E-BookMedia: E-Book/Print Bundle
Year: 2013
Item No: 8289Item No: 8853Item No: B289
ISBN: 978-155138-289-0ISBN: 978-155138-853-3ISBN: 978-15513B-289-0

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