In this open webinar, Amy Gaunt (Director of Learning and Impact, Voice 21) shares her insights on the importance of oracy, highlighting some dialogic teaching strategies for school leaders, particularly for those in rural or small school settings.
This webinar is offered in conjunction with the Rural Teaching Partnership.
Participants will leave with:
- An understanding of the role of talk in learning, including how to cultivate effective talk for learning in the classroom.
- Practical strategies to facilitate both learning to and through talk.
- Tools and frameworks, as well as practical resources to support you to implement a high-quality oracy education for students at your school.
- Download Amy’s presentation
- Researching cognitive development in primary schools: methods and practical considerations
- Pretend play and the development of children’s language skills
- It’s good to talk: Moving towards dialogic teaching
- Students’ perceptions of oracy: Implications for schools
- EEF: Dialogic teaching, Cambridge Primary Review Trust and York University
- Changing Talk, Changing Thinking: interim report from the in-house evaluation of the CPRT/UoY Dialogic Teaching Project
- The positive outcomes of embedding oracy into the primary setting
- Oracy Framework: https://voice21.org/understanding-oracy/
- The Cambridge ESRC Classroom Dialogue Project
- Becoming a Voice 21 Oracy School
Amy Gaunt is Director of Learning and Impact at Voice 21, the UK’s oracy education charity which works with schools across the UK and worldwide. A former primary teacher, she has supported thousands of teachers and hundreds of schools to embrace oracy in their pedagogy and curriculum and is the co-author of Transform Teaching and Learning through Talk: the Oracy Imperative.
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