Academic language in early childhood classrooms

Resource Type: Other
Author(s): Barnes, Erica Marie; Grifenhagen, Jill F.; Dickinson, David K.;
Date Issued: July/August 2016
Description: In this examination, the authors look at academic language and ways to foster it in early childhood classrooms. In addition to discussing academic language and its components, they share their recent study that examined teachers' language in three different instructional settings in Head Start prekindergarten classrooms in the Southeast. Drawing on their findings, the authors provide suggestions for promoting academic language development in early childhood classrooms.
show entire record ↓
Funder(s): United States. Department of Education ; Institute of Education Sciences (U.S.) ; Vanderbilt University. Peabody College. Department of Teaching and Learning
Journal Title: The Reading Teacher
Volume Number: 70
Issue Number: 1
Page Range: 39-48
Topics: Programs, Interventions & Curricula > Interventions/Curricula
ISSN: 1936-2714 Online
0034-0561 Paper
Peer Reviewed: yes
hide record ↑




More Like This

what is this? These resources were found by comparing the title, description, and topics of the currently selected resource to the rest of the Research Connections holdings.

Improving the language skills of pre-kindergarten students: Preliminary impacts of the Let's Know! experimental curriculum Reports & Papers
Slowly but surely: How Indiana is building a pre-K program Other
Leaping the language gap: Strategies for preschool and Head Start teachers Reports & Papers
Examining teachers' language in Head Start classrooms from a Systemic Linguistics Approach Reports & Papers
'Then what happened?': Studying emergent literacy in the narrative play of preschool children Reports & Papers

Disclaimer: Use of the above resource is governed by Research Connections' Terms of Use.