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.
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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
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