TOWARDS SCAFFOLDING AND DIALOGIC TEACHING IN
Justina C. Anyadiegwu Ph.D.
Department of English Language and Literature
NwaforOrizu College of Education, Nsugbe
There have been lots of pedagogical and technological revolution with profound and far-reaching consequences for education, training, and society. This revolution has coalesced around emerging pedagogies such as blended learning, flipping, differentiation, inclusiveness and structured dialogue otherwise known as dialogic teaching/learning. Hinged on sociocultural theory, this paper explores the concept of dialogic teaching, its essence; application and challenges and how structured dialogue can build robust learning environments and improve learning outcomes in the English language classroom.
Key words: Dialogue, Dialogic teaching, Scaffolding