Coming Home To Preschool

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Table of Contents

1 Applied Research and Program Development: Orthogonal or Complimentary Behavior? 1
2 Growing Up Hawaiian: Autonomy and Solidarity in a Generational System of Interaction 15
3 Kin and Calabash: The Social Networks of Preschool Part-Hawaiian Children 42
4 Unpackaging Cultural Effects on Classroom Learning: Hawaiian Peer Assistance and Child-Generated Activity 59
5 Development of the Home-Learning Environment Profile 91
6 Mother-Child Interactions and the Development of Verbal and Perceptual Skills in Part-Hawaiian Preschool Children 133
7 Quality and Quantity of Maternal-Child Interaction 145
8 The Relationship Between Talking at Home and Test Taking at School: A Study of Hawaiian Preschool Children 167
9 The Social Context of Early Literacy in Hawaiian Homes 195
10 Preschool Activities as Occasions for Literate Discourse 220
11 The Comprehension Reading Lesson as a Setting for Language Apprenticeship 247
12 The Family, the School, and the Interface 275
Author Index 291
Subject Index 296
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