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ERIC Number: ED512190
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 384
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4129-7407-3
Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom
Levey, Sandra; Polirstok, Susan
SAGE Publications (CA)
Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom offers comprehensive coverage of the language development process for pre- and in-service teachers while emphasizing the factors that further academic success in the classroom, including literacy skills, phonological awareness, and narrative. With chapters written by respected specialists in various fields, this interdisciplinary text illuminates the impact of language development on learning success and distinguishes between language differences and disorders, integrating illustrative case studies as well as helpful classroom strategies that teachers can implement right away. Contents of this book include: (1) An Introduction to Language and Learning (Sandra Levey); (2) Theories and Explanations of Language Development (Sandra Levey); (3) Hearing and Listening Skills (Sandra Levey); (4) The Impact of Hearing Loss on Speech and Language Development (Rochelle Cherry); (5) The Production of Speech Sounds (Stephen Cavallo); (6) The Role of the Brain in Speech and Language (Sandra Levey and Joyce West); (7) Language Development from Birth to Age Three (Sandra Levey); (8) Language Development from Ages Three to Five (Deena Bernstein); (9) Language Development from Age Six Through Adolescence (Cheryl Smith Gabig); (10) Supporting the Development of Literacy Skills from Infancy through School-Age (Sylvia Diehl); (11) Educational Implications of Narrative Discourse (Lynn Bliss and Allyssa McCabe); (12) African American English in the Classroom (Julie Washington and Monique Mills); (13) Bilingual Language Acquisition and Learning (Henriette Langdon); (14) Bilingual Speech Sound Development and Disorders (Leah Fabiano-Smith and Brian Goldstein); and (15) Fostering Teacher and Family Partnership in the Development of Language and Literacy (Susan Polirstok and Jo Hoffman).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A