Applicable to Writing about Teaching Too?

In this instance, as in others we observed in this group, the conversational routine involved the following: (a) normalizing a problem of practice, (b) further specifying the problem, (c) revising the account of the problem (its nature and possible causes), and (d) generalizing to principles of teaching. Through a routine of normalizing, specifying, revising, and generalizing, they created an interactional space rich with opportunities to learn about teaching practice.

From: Horn and Little, Attending to Problems of Practice: Routines and Resources for Professional Learning in Teachers’ Workplace Interactions

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