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Talking in Class: Using Discussion to Enhance Teaching and Learning

by Thomas M. McCann, Larry R. Johannessen, Elizabeth Kahn and Joseph M. Flanagan

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Talking in Class: Using Discussion to Enhance Teaching and Learning

Grades 9 – 12
Type Book
Pages 230
Published April 2006
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English



The authors guide high school teachers in developing skills in promoting and facilitating authentic discussion in the English language arts classroom.

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