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On this page, details of some resources developed through CEDiR projects are provided.

Teacher Scheme for Educational Dialogue Analysis (T-SEDA): The T-SEDA pack is an extensive resource that supports practitioners at all educational levels in leading their own inquiry and impact activities. It focuses on identifying key features of classroom dialogue using a teacher-friendly version of the Scheme for Dialogue Analysis (SEDA) derived from British Academy funded research with Mexican collaborators. For further information, email or see the T-SEDA website.

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Classroom Dialogue 'MESH' Guide: The MESH Guide initiative aims to provide teachers and other educators with quick access to summaries of research-based specialist knowledge to support their professional judgement. In November 2018 a MESH Guide on 'Classroom Dialogue' was launched. An interactive version of this guide is available here and as a PDF.

ED:TALK – Evidence & Dialogue Toolkit: The ED:TALK Toolkit is a free online resource designed to help teachers devise and implement their own projects and then evaluate the results. The toolkit draws closely on a large-scale ESRC-funded research project called epiSTEMe as well as other Faculty studies on dialogue in education.

A specially-designed website for the new toolkit includes short video interviews with teachers who participated in the pilot project, as well as sample projects and information on the research underpinning the initiative.

Thinking Together: Thinking Together is a dialogue-based approach to the development of children's thinking and learning. This site provides downloadable resources for researchers and teachers, useful publications, details of research projects and links to other relevant websites.

DIALLS: The DIALLS Project teaches children to be tolerant, empathetic and inclusive through talking together. The resources include programmes for KS1, KS2 and KS3 with full resources (short films and lesson prompts), as well as professional development sessions and a tool for assessing dialogue.