Living Literacy

Author: Michael Rose
Publisher: Hawthorn Press
ISBN: 1907359753
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In Living Literacy Michael Rose maps out how our command of the written word is threatened by inappropriate electronic media and fundamental flaws in the education system. He investigates the nature of literacy and how it relates to child development, and examines what really works in preparing for and teaching literacy. His wise and thoughtful book will help teachers and parents to prepare children for the transition to literacy through conversation, story, song and play, ensuring that formal reading and writing are introduced in a relevant and living way.

Beginnings Beyond Foundations in Early Childhood Education

Author: Ann Miles Gordon
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305500962
Format: PDF, Docs
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The primary strength of BEGINNINGS AND BEYOND: FOUNDATIONS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, 10th Edition, is its blend of simplicity and depth. In a clear and easy-to-understand style, the book lays out basic questions any student of early childhood education would want answered -- and presents key concepts, the latest research, and practical examples so that questions are thoroughly answered. Coverage of the current Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) is woven throughout the text, as is material on diversity and development, which enables readers to understand that issues of age, gender, race/ethnicity, ability, and family are part of every aspect of teaching and learning. Every chapter has a feature focused on how brain-based research is connected to development, and another that highlights intentional teaching. Through its tone, visuals, and pedagogy, the book is accessible to and respectful of readers with a range of abilities and learning styles. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Literacy Development in Early Childhood

Author: Beverly Otto
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478631120
Format: PDF
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Written by an author with more than 25 years of experience in the emergent literacy field, this popular text provides a comprehensive overview of literacy development from infancy through the primary grades, emphasizing the role of oral language as a foundation for literacy, home–school connections, and cultural influences on literacy development. Chapters follow a logical sequence, from identification of the signs of early literacy behaviors to developmentally appropriate strategies for enhancing those behaviors. Observation and assessment forms for classroom use are integrated throughout. This highly regarded guide helps teachers become thoughtful mediators in children’s transactions with literacy. Additional features: Provides teachers with tools for reflective literacy instruction. The text’s organization and narrative encourages pre-service teachers to become effective decision makers who select and implement instructional strategies based on their knowledge of individual children’s emergent literacy behaviors and needs. Explores literacy strategies through classroom- and home-based examples and vignettes. Numerous vignettes and examples of teacher–child interactions demonstrate literacy scaffolding in an applied and authentic manner. Supports teachers in multicultural and urban settings. An emphasis on linguistic and cultural diversity—including an array of strategies for English language learners—provides today’s teachers with the knowledge to help all children succeed.

Learning in the Early Years

Author: Jeni Riley
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761941064
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book will help early years educators understand the nature, form, and content of the curriculum for children aged 3 to 7 and the most appropriate ways of presenting it.

Register of Educational Research in the United Kingdom 1992 1995

Author: National Foundation for Educational Research
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415132436
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This latest volume of the Register of Educational Research in the United Kingdom lists all the major research projects being undertaken in Britain during the latter months of 1992, the whole of 1993 and 1994 and the early months of 1995. Each entry provides names and addresses of the researchers, a detailed abstract, the source and amount of the grant(where applicable), the length of the project and details of published material about the research.

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

Author: Francis Wardle
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN:
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Provides readers with a comprehensive insight into multiple facets of the early childhood field, from history and philosophy, to technology, diversity, play, and the role of teachers and caregivers.Francis Wardle brings us this comprehensive introduction to the field of early childhood care and education, infants to age 8. This book addresses a wide variety of programs, including global early childhood education, setting up and maintaining indoor and outdoor environments, and strategies teaching literacy, math and science. Early childhood educators, teachers and childcare providers.

Language and Literacy Learning in the Early Years

Author: Susan B. Neuman
Publisher: Singular Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780030768460
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This text presents an account of how young children's spoken and written language develops before formal schooling. It emphasizes the integration of speaking, listening, writing and reading: and illustrates how children learn and use these processes to connect with others, understand their world and express themselves.

MTSS Reading The Elementary Essentials

Author: Karen Kemp
Publisher: National Professional Resources, Inc.
ISBN: 1938539818
Format: PDF, ePub
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Multi-Tier Systems of Support (MTSS) is a proven framework that incorporates problem solving and data-based decision making to match instruction to student need at various levels. The framework has been most effectively applied in elementary schools and is based on the premise that educators need to dialogue early and often about how to best teach every student to read. Schools and districts focused on student success use this tiered process as a systematic way to address the needs of underachieving students. This reference guide is designed to provide elementary educators with critical information about reading within an MTSS framework. It also offers practical strategies to use in the major areas of reading for students who require additional exposures within the core reading program.

Foundations of Early Childhood Education

Author: Janet Gonzalez-Mena
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN: 9780072877847
Format: PDF
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This valuable resource, offered free with each new copy of the text, offers a field manual to assist you in your early childhood classroom experiences. The guide includes an introduction to observing children, observation activities with related forms, reflection questions, practical resources, and key position statements referenced in the text.