Seeing All Kids as Readers: A New Vision for Literacy in the Inclusive Early Childhood Classroom

Seeing All Kids as Readers: A New Vision for Literacy in the Inclusive Early Childhood Classroom

by Christopher Kliewer
     
 


A social model of literacy that challenges assumptions about literacy for children with disabilities and illuminates how inclusion promotes literacy development in young children with and without significant disabilities.See more details below

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A social model of literacy that challenges assumptions about literacy for children with disabilities and illuminates how inclusion promotes literacy development in young children with and without significant disabilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557669018
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. "Dancing to Books": Local Understanding and Literate Participation in Early Childhood Implementing Local Understanding
Encouraging Literate Participation
The Genesis of Local Understanding

2. "It's About Making Sense": Citizenship in the Inclusive Early Childhood Literate Community Young Children's Expression on a Continuum
Established Constructions of Literacy
Perceptions of Literacy for Young Children with Significant Developmental Disabilities

3. "We Going a Space": Cardboard Boxes, Rockets, and the Child's Literate Construction of Meaning Children's Literate Citizenship Formed from the Triadic Literate Profile
Interrelationship of the Constructs of the Young Child's Literate Profile
The Bethel Rocket
"Just Shooting for the Stars" and Other Concluding Thoughts

4. "I See All My Kids as Readers!": Symbolic Presence, Narrative Construction, and Literacy Signs The Child's Symbolic Presence The Child's Construction of Narrative
The Child's Construction of Visual, Orthographic, and Tactile Sign Systems
The Tenuous Relationship Between the Child and Literate Citizenship 5. "And I Looked in Those Eyes": Fostering the Literate Citizenship of Young Children with Significant Developmental Disabilities The Struggle for Literate Acceptance
Realizing a Literate Voice
Currents of Literate Citizenship
The Basic Skills-Phonics Model and Young Children with Significant Developmental Disabilities 6. "His Only Limitations Were How I Imagined He Could Do Things": Concluding Thoughts on the Literate Citizenship of Young Children with Significant Developmental DisabilitiesInclusive Education and Local Understanding: The True Basics of Literate Citizenship
The Enriched Community: Inclusion and Literacy
Literacy as a Civil Right

References
Index

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