Mills, K. A, Sunderland, N. & Davis-Warra, J. (2013). Yarning circles in the literacy classroom. Reading Teacher,67(4), 285-289. United States: International Reading Association. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1002/trtr.1195
This article explains how the speaking and listening practice of yarning circles can be used in the literacy classroom. The article opens with an account of a live enactment of yarning circles with elementary students in a mainstream classroom in Australia. It explains the purpose and origin of yarning circles in Indigenous communities, and provides steps for establishing and implementing the practice in classrooms.
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