This week we talk about Jay Lemke's book about how students and teachers talk science in classrooms. In particular, how he identified issues of power and control by teachers as well as a way to analyze classroom talk as a way to understand learning.
Talking Science: Language, Learning, and Values by Jay Lemke
Initiate/Respond/Evaluate (IRE) pattern of classroom talk - Sinclair, J. M., Sinclair, J. M., & Coulthard, M. (1975). Towards an analysis of discourse: The English used by teachers and pupils. Oxford University Press, USA.
Intro/Outro Music: Notice of Eviction by Legally Blind
Production assistance by Enzo Dreon