Links to resources

Here are some web-sites you may find useful in investigating further dialogic pedagogy, teacher professional learning and related issues.

More about us, and our institutions:

Julia Snell’s web-site

King’s College London Department of Education and Professional Studies

King’s College London Centre for Language, Discourse and Communication 

Adam Lefstein’s web-site  

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Department of Education

Towards Dialogue: A Linguistic Ethnographic Study of Classroom Interaction and Change

Recordings of classroom practice:


The Inquiry Project

The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study video site (includes math and science lessons from seven different countries)

Carnegie Foundation’s ‘Going Public with our Teaching

The National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, and Teaching (NCREST) ‘Images of Practice

Every Child a Reader and Writer

The Teaching Channel

Other useful, relevant resources:

Dialogic Pedagogy: An International Online Journal

 The Linguistic Ethnography Forum

Urban Culture and Classroom Interaction: Realities, Dilemmas, Responses (a book about classroom interaction with professional development materials for secondary school teachers)

Other researchers whose work should interest readers of the book:

Professor Robin Alexander, Universities of York and Cambridge

Professor Ray McDermott, Stanford University

Professor Neil Mercer, University of Cambridge

Professor Sarah Michaels, Clark University

Professor Martin Nystrand, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Professor Mary Catherine O’Connor, Boston University

Professor Ben Rampton, King’s College London

Professor Miriam Gamoran Sherin and colleagues, The Role of Video in Teacher Learning project, Northwestern University

Professor Stanton Wortham, University of Pennsylvania