Get The Talking Get Them Learning


Providing high quality talk experiences to enhance learning

Alistair Bryce-Clegg, Kay Margetts

Get Them Talking Get Them Learning provides an overview of various types of talk that frequently occur in everyday interactions. It highlights common obstacles that can hinder these conversational opportunities and offers practical ideas to support their development. Each section features a short case study along with practical suggestions.

Key Features:

  • Types of Talk: Detailed descriptions of different conversational types common in daily interactions.
  • Common Obstacles: Identification of barriers that can prevent effective communication.
  • Practical Support: Ideas and strategies to foster the development of various types of talk.
  • Case Studies: Real-life examples to illustrate key concepts and practices.
  • Practice Ideas: Actionable tips for implementing the strategies in everyday settings.

This resource is essential for educators and caregivers looking to enhance communication skills and create more meaningful interactions.


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Alistair Bryce-Clegg

Alistair Bryce-Clegg has spent his career as a teacher, head teacher and early years consultant. He has worked alongside educators in a diverse range of settings to develop approaches to planning and teaching that really engage children in the learning process.

Kay Margetts

Kay Margetts is an Honorary Principal Fellow and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, The University of Melbourne. She has a strong background in early childhood development, learning and teaching both as a practitioner and as an academic. Her main areas of research are transition and adjustment to school, accompanied by a strong record of publications. Kay is regularly engaged in knowledge exchange activities with the education sector including teachers, educators and parents.

Additional Information
Weight 0.18 kg
Dimensions 297 × 210 × 5 cm