Early Childhood Language Arts (with MyEducationKit) / Edition 5

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780137073924
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 5/28/2010
  • Series: Alternative eText Formats Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Renck Jalongo is a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she earned the university-wide outstanding professor award and coordinates the Doctoral Program in Curriculum and Instruction. She has published more than 25 books including: Creative Thinking and Arts-Based Learning (4th ed., Merrill/Prentice Hall), Exploring Your Role: An Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3rd ed., Merrill/Prentice Hall), Major Trends and Issues in Early Childhood Education (2nd ed., Teachers College Press), and two NAEYC publications (Learning to Listen, Listening to Learn and Young Children and Picture Books). Dr. Jalongo has earned seven national awards for writing, including two Position Papers for the Association for Childhood Education International. She has been the editor of Early Childhood Education Journal since 1995 and has made presentations on various aspects of early childhood education throughout the world.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE • Language Learning in Context

Chapter 1 Appreciating Diversity and Educating the Young English Language Learners

Chapter 2 Optimizing Every Child’s Language Growth through Family Literacy

PART TWO • Oral Language

Chapter 3 Understanding Language Development in Early Childhood
Chapter 4 Helping Young Children Become Better Listeners
Chapter 5 Supporting the Speaking Abilities of the Very Young
Chapter 6 Using Narrative and Expository Texts to Foster Growth in Literacy

PART THREE • Literacy with Print

Chapter 7 Fostering Growth in Emergent Literacy
Chapter 8 Supporting Early and Independent Reading

Chapter 9 Leading Young Children to Literature

PART FOUR • Written Language and Symbol Systems

Chapter 10 Drawing and Writing to Communicate
Chapter 11 Understanding Media Influences and Applying Technology

PART FIVE • The Teacher of Language Arts

Chapter 12 Designing and Managing a Language Arts Program

Chapter 13 Documenting Children’s Progress in the Language Arts

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