Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 1 / Edition 1

Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 1 / Edition 1

by Susan B. Neuman, David K. Dickinson
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Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 1 / Edition 1

Important discoveries in research increasingly highlight the role of early literacy in young children's development—and facilitate the growth of practices and policies that promote success among diverse learners. The Handbook of Early Literacy Research presents cutting-edge knowledge on all aspects of literacy learning in the preschool years. Volume 1 covers such essential topics as major theories of early literacy; writing development; understanding learning disabilities, including early intervention approaches; cultural and socioeconomic contexts of literacy development; and tutoring programs and other special intervention efforts.

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ISBN-13: 9781572308954
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 04/07/2003
Edition description: Adapted
Pages: 494
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

Table of Contents

I. Ways of Conceptualizing Early Literacy Development
1. Introduction, Susan B. Neuman and David K. Dickinson
2. Emergent Literacy: Development from Prereaders to Readers, Grover J. Whitehurst and Christopher J. Lonigan
3. A Sociocultural Perspective on Early Literacy Development, James Paul Gee
4. Literacy and Oral Language: Implications for Early Literacy Acquisition, Rita Watson
5. Some Theoretical and Methodological Considerations in Studying Literacy in Social Context, A. D. Pellegrini
6. Alphabetic Anxiety and Explicit, Systematic Phonics Instruction: A Cognitive Science Perspective, Marilyn J. Adams
7. Brains, Genes, and Environment in Reading Development, Richard K. Olson and Javier Gayan
II. Strands of Early Literacy Development
8. Connecting Early Language and Literacy to Later Reading (Dis)abilities: Evidence, Theory, and Practice, Hollis S. Scarborough
9. Early Phonological Development and the Acquisition of Literacy, Usha Goswami
10. Writing and Children's Symbolic Repertoires: Development Unhinged, Anne Haas Dyson
11. Invented Spelling, Phonemic Awareness, and Reading and Writing Instruction, Donald J. Richgels
III. Home and Community Influences
12. Young Bilingual Children and Early Literacy Development, Patton O. Tabors and Catherine E. Snow
13. Joint Caregiver—Child Storybook Reading: A Route to Literacy Development, Adriana G. Bus
14. Early Language and Literacy Skills in Low-Income African American and Hispanic Children, Lynne Vernon-Feagans, Carol Scheffner Hammer, Adele Miccio, and Elizabeth Manlove
15. Making Schools Work for Low-Income Families in the 21st Century, Claude Goldenburg
16 The Complex Interplay between Biology and Environment: Otitis Media and Mediating Effects on Early Literacy Development, Joanne E. Roberts and Margaret R. Burchinal
IV. Schooling Influences: The Preschool Years
17. Early Literacy and Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Rethinking the Paradigm, Rebecca S. New
18. The Nature and Impact of Early Childhood Care Environments on the Language and Early Literacy Development of Children from Low-Income Families, David K. Dickinson and Kimberley E. Sprague
19. Environment and Its Influences for Early Literacy Teaching and Learning, Kathleen Roskos and Susan B. Neuman
V. Instructional Materials and Classroom Practices
20. Emergent Literacy Skills, Early Instruction, and Individual Differences as Determinants of Difficulties in Learning to Read: The Case for Early Intervention, Frank R. Vellutino and Donna M. Scanlon
21. Early Intervention for African American Children Considered to Be at Risk, Dorothy S. Strickland
22. Teaching Phonics and Phonological Awareness, Steven A. Stahl
23. Literature-Based Instruction in the Early Years, Lesley Mandel Morrow and Linda B. Gambrell
24. The Texts of Beginning Reading Instruction, Elfrieda H. Hiebert and Leigh Ann Martin
25. Early Literacy Development: The Case for "Informed Assessment," Peter H. Johnston and Rebecca Rogers
26 Assessing the Literacy of Young Children: The Case for Multiple Forms of Evidence, Terry Salinger
VI. Special Intervention Efforts
27. Preschool Education for Economically Disadvantaged Children: Effects on Reading Achievement and Related Outcomes, W. Steven Barnett
28. Intergenerational Family Literacy: Concepts, Research, and Practice, Barbara Hanna Wasik, Dionne R. Dobbins, and Suzannah Herrmann
29. The Complex World of One-on-One Tutoring, Marcia A. Invernizzi
30. Title 1 and Special Education: Support for Children Who Struggle to Learn to Read, Anne McGill-Franzen and Virginia Goatley

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This book is an invaluable tool for those interested in literacy development of young children. Chock full of expert research in the field, this book is a leader for those interested in striving for excellence in classroom practices for young children. Read this book only if you strive for excellence in your program or classrom!!!