Micro-Reflection on Classroom Communication - A FAB Framework - Hansun Zhang Waring

Hansun Zhang Waring [+-]
Teachers College, Columbia University
Hansun Zhang Waring is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Education at Columbia University Teachers College.
Sarah Creider [+-]
New York University
Sarah Creider is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Multilingual Multicultural Studies in the Department of Teaching and Learning at New York University. She has been an adjunct in the TESOL and Applied Linguistics programs at Teachers College, Columbia University and at Hunter College, and was the interim director of the TESOL Certificate Program at Teachers College, Columbia University.


After contextualizing and establishing the importance of what we call “micro-reflection” on classroom communication, this opening chapter introduces the readers to the theoretical principles as well as the empirical grounding underpinning the FAB framework for reflecting on classroom communication, where FAB stands for (1) fostering an inviting environment; (2) attending to student voices; (3) balancing competing demands.

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Waring, Hansun; Creider, Sarah. Introduction. Micro-Reflection on Classroom Communication - A FAB Framework. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Jan 2021. ISBN 9781781797365. Date accessed: 23 Oct 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.35451. Jan 2021

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