Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 3

Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 3

by Susan B. Neuman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1609180275

ISBN-13: 9781609180270

Pub. Date: 12/13/2010

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Building crucial bridges between theory, research, and practice, this volume brings together leading authorities on the literacy development of young children. The Handbook examines the full range of factors that shape learning in and out of the classroom, from basic developmental processes to family and sociocultural contexts, pedagogical strategies, curricula,

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Building crucial bridges between theory, research, and practice, this volume brings together leading authorities on the literacy development of young children. The Handbook examines the full range of factors that shape learning in and out of the classroom, from basic developmental processes to family and sociocultural contexts, pedagogical strategies, curricula, and policy issues. Highlights of Volume 3 include cutting-edge perspectives on English language learning; innovative ways to support print knowledge, phonological awareness, and other code-related skills; and exemplary approaches to early intervention and teacher professional development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609180270
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/13/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
467
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

 

I. Basic Developmental Processes

1. Early Language Experience Is Vital to Developing Fluency in Understanding, Anne Fernald and Adriana Weisleder

2. Self-Regulation and Early Literacy, Clancy Blair, John Protzko, and Alexandra Ursache

3. Variability in Language Development: Relation to Socioeconomic Status and Environmental Input, Marina Vasilyeva and Heidi Waterfall

4. Lessons from the Crib for the Classroom: How Children Really Learn Vocabulary, Justin Harris, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

5. Lexical Reorganization and the Emergence of Phonological Awareness, Jamie L. Metsala

II. Development among Diverse Populations

6. Development of Early Literacy: Evidence from Major U.S. Longitudinal Studies, Margaret Burchinal and Nina Forestieri

7. Emergent Literacy Environments: Home and Preschool Influences on Children’s Literacy Development

Kathy Sylva, Lydia L. S. Chan, Edward Melhuish, Pam Sammons, Iram Siraj-Blatchford, and Brenda Taggart

8. Beginning with Language: Spanish–English Bilingual Preschoolers’ Early Literacy Development, Carol Scheffner Hammer, Shelley Scarpino, and Megan Dunn Davison

9. Supporting the Language and Early Literacy Skills of English Language Learners: Effective Practices and Future Directions, Mariela M. Páez, Kristen Paratore Bock, and Lianna Pizzo

10. Young Children with Language Impairments: Challenges in Transition to Reading, Anne P. Kaiser, Megan Y. Roberts, and Ragan H. McLeod

III. Supporting Code-Related Abilities

11. A Model of the Concurrent and Longitudinal Relations between Home Literacy and Child Outcomes, Monique Sénéchal

12. Home Support of Children in the Writing Process: Contributions to Early Literacy, Dorit Aram and Iris Levin

13. Developing Children’s Print Knowledge through Adult–Child Storybook Reading Interactions: Print Referencing as an Instructional Practice, Laura M. Justice and Shayne Piasta

14. Evidence-Based Computer Interventions Targeting Phonological Awareness to Prevent Reading Problems in At-Risk Young Students, Verna van der Kooy-Hofland, Cornelia Kegel, and Adriana Bus

15. Developmental Differences in Early Reading Skills, Scott G. Paris

16. Studying and Modifying Young Children’s Visual Attention during Book Reading, Mary Ann Evans and Jean Saint-Aubin

17. Child Characteristics–Instruction Interactions: Implications for Students’ Literacy Skills Development in the Early Grades, Carol McDonald Connor

IV. Interventions: Curriculum and Professional Development

18. Fostering Early Development and School Readiness in Pediatric Settings, Alan L. Mendelsohn, Benard P. Dreyer, Carolyn A. Brockmeyer, Samantha B. Berkule-Silberman, and Lesley Mandel Morrow

19. Improving the Outcomes of Coaching-Based Professional Development Interventions, Douglas R. Powell and Karen E. Diamond

20. Effective Teacher–Child Interactions and Children’s Literacy: Evidence for Scalable, Aligned

Approaches to Professional Development, Anne E. Henry and Robert C. Pianta

21. Identifying Critical Components of an Effective Preschool Language and Literacy Coaching Intervention, Barbara A. Wasik and Annemarie H. Hindman

22. Why Are So Few Interventions Really Effective?: A Call for Fine-Grained Research Methodology, David K. Dickinson, Jill B. Freiberg, and Erica M. Barnes

23. The Challenge of Teaching Vocabulary in Early Education, Susan B. Neuman

V. Social Policy and Early Literacy

24. Assessment in Early Literacy Research, Catherine E. Snow and Soojin S. Oh

25. Tell Me a Story: Examining the Benefits of Shared Reading, Anne E. Cunningham and Jamie Zibulsky

26. Language and Literacy Insights from Research Based on Early Head Start, Barbara Alexander Pan

27. Professional Development for Early Childhood Educators: Reviewing and Revising Conceptualizations, Martha Zaslow, Kathryn Tout, Tamara Halle, and Rebecca Starr

28. Preschool Education’s Effects on Language and Literacy, W. Steven Barnett and Ellen C. Frede

 

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