Early Childhood Literacy

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Early Childhood Literacy

Format:  Hardcover,

1688 pages

Edition: Four-Volume Set

Publisher: Sage Pubns

Publish Date: Dec 2011

ISBN-13: 9780857029775

ISBN-10: 0857029770

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Edited by Kate Pahl and Jennifer Rowsell, this collection features key discussions and debates about the application of particular methods within the field, by drawing on multiple methodological approaches and diverse theoretical perspectives. The four volumes of Early Childhood Literacy are organized around the following key headings, which represent the broad scope of early literacy research and illustrate diverse perspectives. The collection takes a broad view of what literacy is in homes, communities, schools, and in terms of local and global policy, with a section on new directions in the field, and will be of great interest to literacy scholars worldwide.

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Publisher: Sage Pubns
Publish Date: Dec 2011
ISBN-13: 9780857029775
ISBN-10: 0857029770
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 1688
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 7.0
Walmart No.: 9780857029775

Chapter outline

Early Literacy in The Home
Literacy and Home Culture
Five on the First of December!
What Can We Learn from Case Studies of Early Childhood Literacy?
Family Reading Behavior and Early Literacy Skills in Pre-School Children from Low-Income Backgrounds
Order in the House!
Associations around Household Chaos, the Home Literacy Environment, Maternal Reading Ability and Children's Early Reading
Ephemera, Mess and Miscellaneous Piles
Texts and Practices in Families
Bilingual Families as Literacy Eco-Systems
Multilingual and Bilingual Practices
Emergent Biliteracy in Young Mexican Immigrant Children
Finding the Keys to Biliteracy
How Young Children Interpret Different Writing Systems
Multilingual Literacies and Third Script Acquisition
Young Chinese Children in French Immersion in Vancouver, Canada
Exploring Connections between Emergent Literacy and Bilingualism
In Other Words
Translating or 'Paraphrasing' as Family Literacy Practice in Immigrant Households
Story and Picture Books
Talking about Picture Books
The Influence of Maternal Education on Four-Year-Old Children's Talk with Mothers and Pre-School Teachers
Young Children's Readings of Wordless Picture Books
What's 'Self' Got to Do with It
Shared Book Reading
What No Bedtime Stories Story Means
Narrative Skills at Home and School
Unsettling the Bedtime Story
Parents' Reports of Home Literacy Practices
Low-Income Latino Mothers' Booksharing Styles and Children's Emergent Literacy Development
Vocabulary Acquisition in Young Children
The Role of the Story
Mother-Child Story Book Interactions
Literacy Orientation of Pre-Schoolers with Hearing Impairment
The Relationship between Maternal Beliefs and Behavior during Shared Reading
Early Literacy and Interventions
Early Literacy Interventions
a Review of Parent Interventions for Pre-School Children's Language and Emergent Literacy
Long-Term Outcomes of Early Reading Intervention
The Early Intervention Solution
Enabling or Constraining Literacy Learning
Systematic and Engaging Early Literacy
Examining the Effects of Paraeducator Implemented Early Literacy Instruction
The Birth-to-Schools Study
Evidence on the Effectiveness of Peep, an Early Intervention for Children at Risk of Educational Under-Achievement
Comprehension
What Counts as Literacy in Early Childhood?
Young Children's Approaches to Books
The Emergence of Comprehension
If I Had a Magic Wand I'd Magic Her out for the Book
The Rich Literacy Practices of Competent Early Readers
Mind, Brain and Literacy
Biomarkers as Usable Knowledge for Education
'High 5!'
Strategies to Enhance Comprehension of Expository Text
Family Literacy
Toward a Social-Contextual Approach to Family Literacy
Taking Stock of Family Literacy
Some Contemporary Perspectives
Children's Perspectives on Family Literacy
Methodological Issues, Findings and Implications for Practice
Parents' Construction of Their Children as Gendered, Literate Subjects
aCritical Discourse Analysis
Fathers' Involvement in Young Children's Literacy Development
Implications for Family Literacy Programs
Curriculum
Evaluation of Curricular Approaches to Enhance Pre-School Early Literacy Skills
Globalization, Literacy, Curriculum Practice
Where Are the Childhoods in Childhood Literacy? An Exploration in Outer (School) Space
Getting the Big Picture
Regulating Knowledge in the Early Childhood Literacy Curriculum
Popular Culture in the Literacy Curriculum
a Bourdieuan Analysis
Staying in the (Curricular) Lines
Practice Constraints and Possibilities in Childhood Writing
Early Literacy and Sociocultural Turn
Identity
Interest and Agency in Two- and Three-Year-Olds' Participation in Emergent Writing
Playing House
a 'Sideways' Glance at Literacy and Identity in Early Childhood
Identity, Childhood Culture and Literacy Learning
a Case Study
The 'Good' Parent in Relation to Early Childhood Literacy
Symbolic Terrain and Lived Practice
'Are You Guys Girls?' Boys, Identity Texts and Disney Princess Play
Play
Three Decades in
Priming for Meta-Analysis in Play-Literacy Research
Interactions, Intersections and Improvisations
Studying the Multimodal Texts and Classroom Talk of Six- to Seven-Year-Olds
Social Contexts of Development
Parent-Child Interactions during Reading and Play
Writing Childhoods under Construction
Re-Visioning 'Copying' in Early Childhood
Children's Spontaneous Play in Writer's Workshop
Examining the Play-Literacy Interface
aCritical Review and Future Directions
The Arts
Drawings as an Alternative Way of Understanding Young Children's Constructions of Literacy
Actively Engaging with Stories through Drama
Portraits of Two Young Readers
Word-Play and Musike
Young Children Learning Literacies while Communicating Playfully
Multimodality
If She's Left with Books She'll Just Eat Them
Considering Inclusive Multimodal Literacy Practices
Narratives, Artifacts and Cultural Identities
An Ethnographic Study of Communicative Practices in Homes
Damsels in Discourse
Girls Consuming and Producing Identity Texts through Disney Princess Play
Staring at the Page
The Functions of Gaze in a Young Child's Interpretation of Symbolic Forms
'Third Spaces' Are Interesting Places
Applying Third Space Theory to Nursery-Aged Children's Constructions of Themselves as Readers
New Directions
Policy
Families at a Disadvantage
Class, Culture and Literacies
Talking about Literacy
a Cultural Model of Teaching and Learning Untangled
Report of the National Early Literacy Panel
Changing Classroom Practice through the English National Literacy Strategy
a Micro-Interactional Perspective
Ecological
'From Bricks to Clicks'
Hybrid Commercial Spaces in the Landscape of Early Literacy and Learning
An Ecological Perspective on the Socially Embedded Nature of Reading and Writing
Access to Print in Low-Income and Middle-Income Communities
An Ecological Study of Four Neighborhoods
The Knowledge Gap
Implications of Leveling the Playing Field for Low-Income and Middle-Income Children
Digital
Technology and Literacy in Early Childhood Educational Settings
a Review of Research
Young Children's Play in Online Virtual Worlds
'I Get My Facts from the Internet'
a Case Study of the Teaching and Learning of Information Literacy in In-School and Out-of-School Contexts
a Is for Avatar
Young Children in Literacy 2.0 Worlds and Literacy 1.0 Schools
Digital Childhood and Youth
New Texts, New Literacies
Bringing Ethnography to a Multimodal Investigation of Early Literacy in a Digital Age

Book description

Edited by Kate Pahl and Jennifer Rowsell, this collection features key discussions and debates about the application of particular methods within the field, by drawing on multiple methodological approaches and diverse theoretical perspectives. The four volumes of Early Childhood Literacy are organized around the following key headings, which represent the broad scope of early literacy research and illustrate diverse perspectives. The collection takes a broad view of what literacy is in homes, communities, schools, and in terms of local and global policy, with a section on new directions in the field, and will be of great interest to literacy scholars worldwide.

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