O is for Oracy (via Carol Read’s ABC of Teaching Children)

We should be asking ourselves these questions.
Food for thought

O is for Oracy The term ‘oracy’ was originally coined in the 1960s and refers to the development of listening and speaking skills, including spoken interaction. Oracy is broadly concerned with the complex ways in which language skills, interpersonal skills and thinking skills work together and affect each other in the social context of school. Based on an analogy with two other key educational terms, literacy and numeracy, the new term was first introduced to e … Read More

via Carol Read’s ABC of Teaching Children


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