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  1. Interthinking: Putting talk to work

    By Karen Littleton, Neil Mercer

    Through using spoken language, people are able to think creatively and productively together. This ability to ‘interthink’ is an important product of our evolutionary history that is just as important for our survival today. Many kinds of work activity depend on the success of groups or teams...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Orchestrating Inquiry Learning

    Edited by Karen Littleton, Eileen Scanlon, Mike Sharples

    There is currently a rapidly growing interest in inquiry learning and an emerging consensus among researchers that, particularly when supported by technology, it can be a significant vehicle for developing higher order thinking skills. Inquiry learning methods also offer learners meaningful and...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Psychology of Education

    2nd Edition

    By Martyn Long, Clare Wood, Karen Littleton, Terri Passenger, Kieron Sheehy

    Written in an accessible and engaging style, this second edition of The Psychology of Education addresses key concepts from psychology which relate to education. Throughout the text the author team emphasise an evidence-based approach, providing practical suggestions to improve learning...

    Published November 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. Educational Dialogues

    Understanding and Promoting Productive interaction

    Edited by Karen Littleton, Christine Howe

    Educational Dialogues provides a clear, accessible and well-illustrated case for the importance of dialogue and its significance for learning and teaching. The contributors characterise the nature of productive dialogues, to specify the conditions and pedagogic contexts within which such dialogues...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Dialogue and the Development of Children's Thinking

    A Sociocultural Approach

    By Neil Mercer, Karen Littleton

    This book draws on extensive research to provide a ground-breaking new account of the relationship between dialogue and children’s learning development. It closely relates the research findings to real-life classrooms, so that it is of practical value to teachers and students concerned that their...

    Published June 27th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Learning with Computers

    Analysing Productive Interactions

    Edited by Paul Light, Karen Littleton

    Contrary to the belief that computers isolate users, Karen Littleton and Paul Light demonstrate that learning with computers is often a collaborative and social activity. Learning with Computers brings together a significant body of research that shows how working with others at the computer can be...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  7. Making Sense of Social Development

    Edited by Dorothy Faulkner, Karen Littleton, Martin Woodhead

    This book explores children's social relationships in and out of the classroom. Chapters focus on the growing importance of children's friendships and how these influence social participation and development later on in life. Issues such as peer rejection, bullying and adolescent development are...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  8. Learning Relationships in the Classroom

    Edited by Dorothy Faulkner, Karen Littleton, Martin Woodhead

    This reader explores the nature of interactions between children and their teachers in the classroom. It emphasises the importance of such relationships for children's learning and for educational practice. Part 1 looks at different cultural conceptions of the teacher-learner relationship, and...

    Published September 23rd 1998 by Routledge

  9. Cultural Worlds of Early Childhood

    Edited by Dorothy Faulkner, Karen Littleton, Martin Woodhead

    This reader contains source material for an up-to-date study of child development as it applies to major issues in child care and education. The emphasis is on studying early childhood in cultural contexts - in families and in preschool settings.Part 1 elaborates a socio-cultural approach to early...

    Published August 12th 1998 by Routledge

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