Oral Language for Today's Classroom

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Pippin Publishing, 1992 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 123 pages
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Language is power! And Claire Staab believes that teachers can help children make this power their own by providing plenty of opportunities to use oral language - speaking and listening - in the classroom. Oral Language for Today's Classroom is full of practical ideas for creating an environment that fosters the use of oral language, planning activities that integrate speaking and listening into the curriculum and assessing children's progress towards using language effectively. Bibliography included.

Special Features: Photocopiable charts and bibliography.

Audience: Teachers of all ages and, most especially, teacher trainers

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Creating an Environment for Oral Language
The Classroom Atmosphere

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About the author (1992)

As an associate professor in the language education department at the University of British Columbia, Claire Staab specialized in the use of oral language in elementary school settings. Before receiving her doctorate from Arizona State University, she was a classroom teacher, a school-based reading and language specialist, and a language arts curriculum coordinator.

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