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.)
University of Missouri, Columbia
University of South Carolina, Columbia
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