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Carol J. Gilles

Full Name: Carol J. Gilles
Number of Works: 1
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ISBN: 0435087975, 9780435087975
Keywords: learning, communities, potential, exploring, meaning, cycles
Pages: 354
Published: 1993

Cycles of Meaning grew out of the explorations made in a study group of college students, teachers, and researchers interested in talk in classrooms. Theoretically grounded in the work of Barnes, Britton, Polanyi, Bakhtin, Wells, and others, these teacher-researcher studies and classroom narratives help the reader to examine and understand talk in a variety of learning contexts. Contributors give clear examples of how they involve students through literature, enable students to create new meanings through talk, and create and sustain learning communities. Classroom vignettes provide a range of