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The Use Of Dialogue In Education: Research, Implementation And Personal/Professional Evaluation, Jane Kenefick Aug 2004

The Use Of Dialogue In Education: Research, Implementation And Personal/Professional Evaluation, Jane Kenefick

Critical and Creative Thinking Capstones Collection

As I reflect back on my learning through the Program in Critical and Creative Thinking (CCT), The Dialogue Process course (CCT 616) has been the pivotal experience for my current research and future career direction. Research and observations I have made in my work show that dialogue practice in elementary classrooms leads to overall learning through community building in the classroom, and to more effective student thinking and meta-cognitive strategies. Although I believe in the importance of dialogue in education, I have struggled with implementing it into my own teaching. The struggle itself has stimulated a deeper examination of the ...