Talking points about talk
This is a resource that can be used as the initial basis for an activity in which students consider together how to make their talk in groups most effective.
Talk about talk
These ‘talk about talk’ activities can be used to support students in:
- thinking together about different kinds of talk; and
- deciding what kinds of talk suits what particular purposes.
Finding out by talking together
These activities can be used to support students to:
- audit what talk skills they already have, and see how they can be built on;
- use and evaluate productive questioning and active listening.