This book focuses on learning as a social process. The language of teaching and learning within classroom literacy lessons, and how this language contributes to building a culture of learning, is a key principle that underlies each concept presented in the book. Each of the chapters asks teachers to examine the interactive nature of classroom life and to rethink the notion of a lesson. Chapters are:(1) On-Task Literacy Learning in the Everyday Classroom;(2) On-Task Talk: Productive and Explicit Teaching;(3) Literacy Lessons Built on Interaction;(4) Assessment: Knowing and Responding to the Learner;(5) On-Task Teaching and Learning: A Framework for Focused Teaching;(6) On-Task Thinking: Reflective Teaching and Learning; and (7) Reshaping Professional Development for On-Task Teaching.
|Place of Publication||Marrickville,NSW|
|Publisher||Primary English Teaching Association|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|