Multicultural and Multilingual Literacy and Language: Contexts and Practices / Edition 1

Multicultural and Multilingual Literacy and Language: Contexts and Practices / Edition 1

by Fenice B. Boyd
     
 

ISBN-10: 157230961X

ISBN-13: 9781572309616

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.


Within a clear conceptual framework, this book explores ways that teachers, reading specialists, administrators, and teacher educators can provide more effective literacy instruction to K-9 students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. Cutting-edge theory and research is interwoven with detailed case studies that bring to life the…  See more details below

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Within a clear conceptual framework, this book explores ways that teachers, reading specialists, administrators, and teacher educators can provide more effective literacy instruction to K-9 students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. Cutting-edge theory and research is interwoven with detailed case studies that bring to life the complexities of teaching in today's multicultural and multilingual classroom. Topics covered include:

*How and why culture matters in literacy instruction
*Drawing on students' multiple literacies in the classroom
*Motivating and engaging English-language learners
*Steps that teachers can take to heighten their cultural awareness and skills
*Tapping into family and community resources for literacy learning

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572309616
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
5 - 14 Years

Table of Contents


I. Basic Map and Tools for Finding Mental Health Information Online
1. Why and How to Look Online
2. Knowing Where to Look Online
II. Getting Answers to Your Professional Questions
3. Finding Disorders, Subspecialities, Clinical, and Treatment Information Online
4. Locating Employment Opportunities through the Web
5. Online Education and Continuing Education Resources
6. Networking with Other Professionals Online
7. Researching Online: References and Databases
8. Professional Associations, Issues, and Ethics Online
9. Book Publishers, Bookstores, and Journals Online
10. Finding and Downloading Software Online
11. Online Therapy (E-Therapy) and Behavior
III. Patient Education Resources
12. General Consumer-Oriented Resources on the Web
13. Online Consumer Discussion and Support Groups
IV. Appendices
A. Glossary of Terms
B. Further Reading
C. How to Get Online
D. Creating Your Own Web ResourceI. Basic Map and Tools for Finding MI. Basic Map and Tools for Finding Mental Health Information Online
1. Why and How to Look Online
2. Knowing Where to Look Online
II. Getting Answers to Your Professional Questions
3. Finding Disorders, Subspecialities, Clinical, and Treatment Information Online
4. Locating Employment Opportunities through the Web
5. Online Education and Continuing Education Resources
6. Networking with Other Professionals Online
7. Researching Online: References and Databases
8. Professional Associations, Issues, and Ethics Online
9. Book Publishers, Bookstores, and Journals Online
10. Finding and Downloading Software Online
11. Online Therapy (E-Therapy) and Behavior
III. Patient Education Resources
12. General Consumer-Oriented Resources on the Web
13. Online Consumer Discussion and Support Groups
IV. Appendices
A. Glossary of Terms
B. Further Reading
C. How to Get Online
D. Creating Your Own Web Resourceental Health Information Online
1. Why and How to Look Online
2. Knowing Where to Look Online
II. Getting Answers to Your Professional Questions
3. Finding Disorders, Subspecialities, Clinical, and Treatment Information Online
4. Locating Employment Opportunities through the Web
5. Online Education and Continuing Education Resources
6. Networking with Other Professionals Online
7. Researching Online: References and Databases
8. Professional Associations, Issues, and Ethics Online
9. Book Publishers, Bookstores, and Journals Online
10. Finding and Downloading Software Online
11. Online Therapy (E-Therapy) and Behavior
III. Patient Education Resources
12. General Consumer-Oriented Resources on the Web
13. Online Consumer Discussion and Support Groups
IV. Appendices
A. Glossary of Terms
B. Further Reading
C. How to Get Online
I. Basic Map and Tools for Finding Mental Health Information Online
1. Why and How to Look Online
2. Knowing Where to Look Online
II. Getting Answers to Your Professional Questions
3. Finding Disorders, Subspecialities, Clinical, and Treatment Information Online
4. Locating Employment Opportunities through the Web
5. Online Education and Continuing Education Resources
6. Networking with Other Professionals Online
7. Researching Online: References and Databases
8. Professional Associations, Issues, and Ethics Online
9. Book Publishers, Bookstores, and Journals Online
10. Finding and Downloading Software Online
11. Online Therapy (E-Therapy) and Behavior
III. Patient Education Resources
12. General Consumer-Oriented Resources on the Web
13. Online Consumer Discussion and Support Groups
IV. Appendices
A. Glossary of Terms
B. Further Reading
C. How to Get Online
D. Creating Your Own Web ResourceD. Creating Your Own Web Resource

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