Publication Date: October 18, 2013
Series: Language and Literacy Series
Inspiring Dialogue helps new English teachers make dialogic teaching practices a central part of their development as teachers, while also supporting veteran teachers who would like new ideas for inspiring talk in their classrooms. Chapter by chapter, the book follows novice teachers as they build a repertoire of practices for planning for, carrying out, and assessing their efforts at dialogic teaching across the secondary English curriculum. The text also covers dialogic teacher learning communities through video study and discourse analysis. Providing a thorough discussion of the benefits of dialogic curriculum in meeting the objectives of the Common Core State Standards, this book with its companion website is an ideal resource for teacher development.
Mary M. Juzwik is associate professor of language and literacy in the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University (MSU), and co-editor of the journal Research in the Teaching of English. Carlin Borsheim-Black is assistant professor of English language and literature at Central Michigan University (CMU). Samantha Caughlan is an assistant professor of English education in the Department of Teacher Education at MSU. Anne Heintz is an adjunct professor in the Master of Arts in Educational Technology program at MSU.
“A comprehensive and practical set of tools and strategies for implementing dialogic instruction.”
—From the Foreword by Martin Nystrand, University of Wisconsin–Madison
“Provides specific guidance to encourage authentic conversations between teachers and students with practical advice for implementation.”
—Leila Christenbury Virginia Commonwealth University
“Real talk. Real classrooms. Real students. The authors of Inspiring Dialogue have given teacher education programs a tool for introducing dialogic teaching in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms while meeting Common Core State Standards objectives.”
—Maisha T. Winn, Susan J. Cellmer Chair in English Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, author of Girl Time: Literacy, Justice and the School-to-Prison Pipeline