The Introductory video series on educational dialogue contains four collections of videos. On this page, Collection 1 provides videos on the introduction to dialogue and dialogic teaching and Collection 2 explores the T-SEDA resources and inquiry. Collection 3 contains videos about systematically analysing teacher-student dialogue. Collection 4 examines peer group dialogue and student participation.
Collection 1: Introduction to dialogue and dialogic teaching
Video 1: What is educational dialogue
Educational dialogue is more than just talk. In this video we introduce you to the concept of educational dialogue and discuss the component parts.
Resources referenced in the video:
- Knight, Simon (2014). Creating a supportive environment for classroom dialogue. In: Hennessy, S.; Warwick, P.; Brown, L.; Rawlins, D. and Neale, C. eds. Developing Interactive Teaching and Learning Using the IWB. Open University Press.
- A Teacher’s Guide to Dialogic Pedagogy Part 1 | The What and the Why, by Neil Phillipson | website
- Talk in the Classroom | Neil Mercer | Podcast
Video 2: How does dialogue support learning?
This video provides more information and research evidence about how educational dialogue can support learning. It also includes information about what you might hear in the classroom.
Video 3: Practical tips for supporting classroom dialogue: ground rules
This video provides information about how ground rules, or talk rules, can create a supportive classroom culture for dialogue.
Video 4: Practical tips for supporting classroom dialogue: talking points
This video is about talking points, which is a powerful tool for stimulating classroom dialogue.