Improvising identities: Comparing cultural roles and dialogic discourse in two lessons from a US elementary classroom
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- National studies associate dialogic discourse with achievement gains.
- Prior research has focused on instructional moves like questions and follow-ups.
- Teachers and students collaboratively improvise not only instructional interactions but also classroom identities.
- Teachers and students may improvise identities based on cultural roles associated with routine interactions
Citation / Publisher Attribution
Linguistics and Education, v. 50, p. 36-45
Scholar Commons Citation
Sherry, Michael B.; Dodson, Gretchen M.; and Sweeney, Sherridon L., "Improvising identities: Comparing cultural roles and dialogic discourse in two lessons from a US elementary classroom" (2019). Teaching and Learning Faculty Publications. 69.