Nurturing Courageous Critical Conversations in the Classroom – Podcast Episode 221 | Classnotes Podcast 221
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Classnotes Podcast (March 23, 2022). Teachers understand the need for students to have substantive conversations to develop their vocabulary and connect to the subject matter. They build into their lesson plans, specific strategies to generate critical thinking, dialogue, problem-solving. And when students want to talk about tough subjects, like social issues that are very relevant to them, we cannot shut it down.
Dr. Paula Johnson and Dr. Lizdelia Piñón discuss the importance of giving students think time, tools for communication and safe spaces to speak and be heard. Dr. Paula Johnson is an IDRA senior education associate and director the IDRA EAC-South. Dr. Lizdelia Piñón is an IDRA education associate with expertise in bilingual and ESL education.
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Show length: 19:04 min.
Let the Youth Speak for Themselves – Fostering Substantive Conversations and Advocacy in the Classroom, by Dr. Paula Johnson (not online yet)
The Innovation of Translanguaging Pedagogy Enables Students to Use All of Their Tools, by Dr. Lizdelia Piñón (not online yet)
The Role of Conversation in the Classroom – Promoting Student Voice through Instructional Dialogue, May 24, 2016
The Role of Conversation – Engaging Students in Critical Thinking through Dialogue, May 26, 2015
Culturally Responsive Mathematics Education in the Algebra Project, Culturally Responsive Mathematics Education, by R. Moses, M.M. West, & F.E. Davis, 2009
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