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Author Johnston, Peter H.
Title Opening minds : using language to change lives / Peter H. Johnston.
Published Portland, Me. : Stenhouse Publishers, c2012.
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 Floor3  LB1139.L3 J636 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 152 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Choosing words, choosing worlds -- Learning worlds: people, performing, and learning -- Changing learning narratives -- "Good job!" feedback, praise, and other responses -- Any other ways to think about that? Inquiry, dialogue, uncertainty, and difference -- Social imagination -- Moral agency: moral development and civic engagement -- Thinking together, working together -- Choice worlds.
Summary Grounded in research, Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives shows how words can shape students' learning, their sense of self, and their social, emotional and moral development. Make no mistake: words have the power to open minds-or close them. --from publisher description
Subject Children -- Language.
Oral communication.
Interaction analysis in education.
Verbal behavior.
ISBN 9781571108166 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1571108165 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781571109538 (ebook)
1571109536 (ebook)
OCLC number 756837015