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Opening minds using language to change lives by Peter H. Johnston

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Published by Stenhouse Publishers in Portland, Me .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Interaction analysis in education,
  • Verbal behavior,
  • Language,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Children,
  • Oral communication

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter H. Johnston, Brenda Miller Power
ContributionsPower, Brenda Miller
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB1139.L3 .J636 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25066851M
ISBN 109781571108166, 9781571109538
LC Control Number2011037288

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Opening Minds cover schoolbooks in a clear durable plastic cover. Every book is covered individually by hand and each cover is sized to suit the individual book. Our Irish made bookcovering is strong and durable, it is designed to protect against spills, wear and tear and will extend the life of book. Opening Minds: A Journey of Extraordinary Encounters, Crop Circles, and Resonance - Kindle edition by Hein, Simeon, Liss, Ira, Quinn, Jennifer, Sorensen, Peter. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Opening Minds: A Journey of Extraordinary Encounters, Crop Circles, and Resonance/5(16). Now, in Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives, Peter shows how the words teachers choose affect the worlds students inhabit in the classroom, and ultimately their futures. He explains how to engage children with more productive talk and to create classrooms that support not only students' intellectual development, but their development. In his groundbreaking book Choice Words, Peter Johnston demonstrated how the things teachers say (and don't say) have surprising consequences for the literate lives of students. Now, in Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives, Peter shows how the words teachers choose affect the worlds students inhabit in the classroom, and ultimately.

“Cheryl: When you don’t understand what someone said, remember, it’s your job to ask them to explain.” ― Peter H. Johnston, Opening Minds: Using Language to Change LivesCited by: Opening Books, Opening Minds, Opening Doors We are the Children’s Literacy Foundation. CLiF is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire a love of reading and writing among low-income, at-risk, and rural children up to age 12 throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. Review: Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives User Review - Ellen - Goodreads. I do not think I will ever completely finish reading this book, as I re read parts of it every week. So many ways to guide my words as I work with young children. hoping to share this with colleagues Read full review5/5(2).   Now, in Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives, Peter shows how the words teachers choose affect the worlds students inhabit in the classroom, and ultimately their futures. He explains how to engage children with more productive talk and to create classrooms that support not only students' intellectual development, but their development /5(5).

  It is finally time to read Opening Minds by Peter Johnston.I always reread parts of Choice Words (another of his books) every summer to refresh my thinking about the language I use with my students so I was excited to learn he had written another book on this topic. So far this book has been all that I had hoped for. It is a short book but one that needs to be read slowly in order to provide Author: Jill Fisch.   Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives By Peter H. Johnston (Stenhouse, – Learn more) Reviewed by Kimberley Moran. Choosing your words is the single most important choice you can make as a teacher. Opening Minds. 9, likes 11 talking about this. Opening Minds sell schoolbooks, stationery, educational toys and games. With branches in Dublin & Louth. Tel: 01 The Opening Minds Book Study, Huntington, West Virginia. K likes. We are hear for others!! We want to help others opening their mind to the possibilities offered!! Any and ALL are welcome!!!Followers: K.