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Note for Distance Learners
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This practical guide to identifying preschool and early school-aged children’s strengths and needs across multiple domains of emergent and early literacy, includes phonological awareness, print awareness, narrative, vocabulary, and motivation.
This edited volume constitutes the first serious, sustained examination of the study of children’s books for children aged from 0 to 3 with contributions by scholars working in different domains and attempting to assess the recognition of the role and influence of children’s literature on the cognitive, linguistic, psychological and aesthetic development of young children.
Important discoveries in research increasingly highlight the role of early literacy in young children’s development—and facilitate the growth of practices and policies that promote success among diverse learners. The Handbook of Early Literacy Research presents cutting-edge knowledge on all aspects of literacy learning in the preschool years.
Perfect for early childhood educators, providers, and students alike, this book creatively integrates multiple intelligences and related activities with methods of effective storytelling. Based on recent brain research and multiple-intelligence theory, it combines the art of storytelling with popular selections from children’s literature.
Gives guidance to early-years practitioners on how to support young children’s language and literacy development. This book covers the age range 0–7 years and highlights the speed and complexity of this period of growth in children's thinking, communicative abilities, language, social and cultural awareness and physical skills.