ERIC Number: ED490186
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Print Literacy: A Teacher's Story. Early Literacy and Assessment for Learning (K-3) Series
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL)
Hannah is a Pacific island grade 1 teacher in a local village school. She has been guided in her teaching practice by the values she learned growing up in an extended family. These values involved observing and listening to elders, and then practicing what she observed and participating in many conversations among family members. Written by the staff of the Pacific Communities with High-performance In Literacy Development (Pacific CHILD) project at Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL), this booklet, second of the five-part Early Literacy and Assessment for Learning (K-3) Series, shares a teacher's experiences learning how to create a rich learning environment that enhances literacy for young students.
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Teaching Methods, Family (Sociological Unit), Emergent Literacy, Indigenous Knowledge, Prior Learning, Literacy Education, Oral Language, Pacific Islanders
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Honolulu, HI.