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Talking Points is published by WLU, the Whole Language Umbrella, a conference of NCTE. Talking Points helps promote literacy research and the use of whole language instruction in classrooms. It provides a forum for parents, classroom teachers, and researchers to reflect about literacy and learning. (Published semiannually, October and May.)

Editors:
Carol Gilles
University of Missouri, Columbia

Jennifer Wilson
University of South Carolina, Columbia                                

Contact: TalkingPoints@missouri.edu

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What we have learned is that when children have the opportunity to engage in this kind of storytelling—standing in front of a group, without a book, to share a story they have spent time choosing, learning, and polishing—words come to life and an extraordinary moment is created.
—Tracy Coskie, Heidi Trudel, and Rosemary Vohs
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