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Research tells us that children who spend their time in conversation-rich environments become better speakers, readers, writers, and thinkers than their peers not exposed to effective use of language. Research also confirms that classrooms are dominated by teacher talk and that most of that talk takes the form of directives rather than invitations to verbal inquiry or complex discussion.

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Carol Garhart Mooney

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Use Your Words

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