Let's Begin Reading Right A Developmental Approach to Emergent Literacy

ISBN-10: 0131595024

ISBN-13: 9780131595026

Edition: 6th 2008

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Lets Begin Reading Right: A Developmental Approach to Emergent Literacy,sixth edition, takes a constructivist, developmental approach to emergent literacy for infants to 8-year olds.nbsp; This revision includes new introductory chapters that cover current issues (NCLB, standards) about emergent literacy, new features "Developmentally Appropriate Practice in a NCLD World" and "Home-School Connections", and expanded coverage of working with English language learners.nbsp; It includes chapters and discussions on oral language development, reading, writing, setting up classrooms for literacy activities, how to select and read childrens literature, how to assess literacy development, and how to select teaching resources.
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Book details

List price: $107.80
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/22/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Marjorie FieldsDr. Marjorie Fields is retired from teaching after over 30 years teaching innbsp; the field of early childhood education. She first taught kindergarten, then first grade, then began teaching teachers. Thanks to her own children, she also had experience in cooperative preschools and with various types of child care. nbsp; Marjorie has a doctorate in early childhood education with research in parent involvement. She has been active in early childhood professional organizations at the national and local levels and is currently president of the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators, she has also served as a vice-president of that organization. In addition, Marjorienbsp; served on the national governing board of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. She has published extensively in the field of emergent literacy as well as child guidance. nbsp; This book is the outgrowth of over 30 yearsrsquo; reading and thinking in conjunction with developing and teaching early childhood discipline courses. Dr. Fields credits her two sons with helping her learn what is most important about child guidance and discipline initially; now she continues to learn from her grandchildren. nbsp; Debby FieldsDebby Fields is a temporarily retired mental health counselor and stay-at-home mom of two daughters.nbsp; Debby has worked as an elementary school counselor and as a teen-parent counselor.nbsp; Through her work and life, she has learned a great deal about child development.nbsp; Early intervention and attachment were the focus of her work with teen parents.nbsp; This work allowed her a window into the lives of young adults and with attachment problems and the obstacles they face in raising their own children. nbsp; Debby has a master's degree in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling.nbsp; She presented her master's thesis on multicultural counseling at a national convention for the American Psychological Association.nbsp; In addition to her training in attachment issues, she has focused on developing culturally sensitive practices and has a degree in anthropology.nbsp; Debby currently works in cooperative preschools with both her children. nbsp; Contributing Authors Eileen HughesDr. Eileen Hughes is a faculty member in the early childhood program at the University of Alaska Anchorage. nbsp; Lory BritainDr. Lory Britain has 30 years of experience developing curriculum materials and teaching children, parents, student teachers, and professionals in a variety of settings, including the university, community college, and private sector. nbsp; Sierra FreemanSierra Freeman is a special education inclusion teacher in Portland, Oregon, and works with elementary school children.

Understanding How Children Learn
Understanding How Literacy Emerges
Emergent Literacy Develops through Play and Experiences
Emergent Literacy Develops through Oral Language and Story
Assisting Emergent Readers
Creating a Classroom for Readers
Assisting Emergent Writers
Supporting Independent Writers
Assessing Growth in Literacy
Selecting Early Literacy Teaching Resources
References
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