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Effective early literacy skill development for young Spanish-speaking English language learners: An experimental study of two methods

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Farver, Jo Ann M.; Lonigan, Christopher J.; Eppe, Stefanie;
Date Issued: May/June 2009
Description: An investigation of the effect of the Literacy Express Preschool Curriculum on the acquisition of emergent literacy skills by Spanish-speaking preschool children, based on a study of three groups of English language learners (ELL) from 10 Head Start classrooms in California where 32 children received the regular curriculum, 31 children received the intervention in English-only, and 31 children received the intervention in Spanish transitioning to English
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Funder(s): National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Journal Title: Child Development
Volume Number: 80
Issue Number: 3
Page Range: 703-719
Topics: Children & Child Development > Child Development & School Readiness > Early Literacy

Children & Child Development > Children with Special Needs & Special Child Populations > Native Language

Programs, Interventions & Curricula > Interventions/Curricula > Early Literacy
Country: United States
ISSN: 0009-3920 Paper
1467-8624 Online
Peer Reviewed: yes
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