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Contemporary Perspectives on Language Policy and Literacy Instruction in Early Childhood Education : Contemporary Influences in Early Childhood Education - Olivia N. Saracho

Contemporary Perspectives on Language Policy and Literacy Instruction in Early Childhood Education

Contemporary Influences in Early Childhood Education

By: Olivia N. Saracho (Editor), Bernard Spodek (Editor)

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In this anthology, Saracho (curriculum and instruction, University of Maryland) and Spodek (early childhood education, University of Illinois) present work reviewing the current state of knowledge on the education of students who are not fully proficient in English. The editors attempt to move beyond the narrow focus of language instruction that ha

Language Policy and Literacy Instruction: Introductionp. vii
Historical Perspectives in Language Policy and Literacy Reformp. 1
Second Lanuage Issues in Early Literacy and Instructionp. 29
The Acquisition of Literacy: Reframing Definitions, Paradigms, Ideologies, and Practicesp. 57
The Teacher of Beginning Readingp. 79
Effective Early Reading Programs for English Language Learnersp. 111
Language Learners, Early Literacy and Reading Policy Reformp. 145
Children's Literature and Children's Literacy: Preparing Early Literacy Teachers to Understand the Aesthetic Values of Children's Literaturep. 161
A Critical Examination of India's National Language Policy in Primary Educationp. 181
Issues in Early Childhood Education for English Learners: Language Proficiency Assessment, Professional Development and the Outcomes of Early Literacy Interventionp. 215
Bilingualism is Not the Arithmetic Sum of Two Languagesp. 243
Educating The Next Generation: Culture-Centered Teaching for School-Aged Childrenp. 259
Perspectives on Language Policy and Literacy Instructionp. 281
About the Authorsp. 289
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ISBN: 9781593111205
ISBN-10: 1593111207
Series: Contemporary Influences in Early Childhood Education
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 1st January 2004
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.44