In this guest blog post, Robert Walldén (Malmö University, Sweden) summarizes his article “Focusing on content or strategies? Enactment of reading strategies in discussions about science texts”, published in Classroom Discourse. The article explores the relationship between general literacy skills and engagement with subject-specific content in classrooms. ——————– In progressing through schooling, students face theContinue reading “How did a focus on reading strategies shape the discussions about texts and images in a grade 4 science classroom?”
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Questions and agency in the older adult language classroom
As life-long-learning initiatives have spread around the world, there are now more language courses offered to older-adults. However, we know very little about the interactional dynamics of classrooms in which older-adults learn languages. In this guest blog post, researcher Mara van der Ploeg (University of Groningen, the Netherlands) and her colleagues share their research findingsContinue reading “Questions and agency in the older adult language classroom“
How do teachers handle errors in mathematics classrooms?
How teachers handle errors of students in classrooms has been a topic of interest for researchers across disciplines. Mathematics is no exception to this. In this guest blog post, researchers Odd Tore Kaufmann (Østfold University College, Norway), Maria Larsson (MIND & M-TERM Research groups, Mälardalen University, Sweden) and Andreas Ryve (M-TERM Research group, Mälardalen University,Continue reading “How do teachers handle errors in mathematics classrooms?“