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Understanding language and literacy development : diverse learners in the classroom / Xiao-lei Wang.

By: Wang, Xiao-Lei,, 1959-
Call number: LC3731 W355 2015 Material type: TextTextPublisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: xvii, 455 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780470674307 (paper)Subject(s): Linguistic minorities -- Education -- United States | Children of minorities -- Education -- United States | Children with social disabilities -- Education -- United States | Children -- Language | Language acquisition | Language awareness in children | Language and education | Multilingualism in children | Teachers -- Training ofDDC classification: 372.6 Summary: "Understanding Language and Literacy Development: Diverse Learners in the Classroom offers effective supporting strategies to address the cultural and linguistic diversity of students in contemporary classrooms. Discusses learners with different linguistic abilities--infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence--by suggesting effective ways to reach them based on their strengths and needs Emphasizes language and literacy supporting strategies in a variety of everyday classroom settings Includes activities and questions to motivate readers to think and develop their own perspectives on language and literacy development Considers a variety of different language acquisition experiences, including monolingual, multilingual, and language impairment Discusses different types of literacies, including digital and hypertext Connects language and literacy development to identity and motivation to contextualize learning styles for pre-service teachers Supported by a companion website that includes additional resources such as PowerPoint presentations by chapter and a summary of relevant information from the Common Core K-12 English Language Arts Standards "-- Provided by publisher.Summary: "Connects language and literacy development to identity and motivation to contextualize learning styles for pre-service teachers"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-447) and index.

"Understanding Language and Literacy Development: Diverse Learners in the Classroom offers effective supporting strategies to address the cultural and linguistic diversity of students in contemporary classrooms. Discusses learners with different linguistic abilities--infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence--by suggesting effective ways to reach them based on their strengths and needs Emphasizes language and literacy supporting strategies in a variety of everyday classroom settings Includes activities and questions to motivate readers to think and develop their own perspectives on language and literacy development Considers a variety of different language acquisition experiences, including monolingual, multilingual, and language impairment Discusses different types of literacies, including digital and hypertext Connects language and literacy development to identity and motivation to contextualize learning styles for pre-service teachers Supported by a companion website that includes additional resources such as PowerPoint presentations by chapter and a summary of relevant information from the Common Core K-12 English Language Arts Standards "-- Provided by publisher.

"Connects language and literacy development to identity and motivation to contextualize learning styles for pre-service teachers"-- Provided by publisher.

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