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ERIC Number: EJ1040234
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 67
ISSN: ISSN-0265-6590
Children with Communication Impairments: Caregivers' and Teachers' Shared Book-Reading Quality and Children's Level of Engagement
Kaderavek, Joan N.; Pentimonti, Jill M.; Justice, Laura M.
Child Language Teaching and Therapy, v30 n3 p289-302 Oct 2014
This study addressed two aims: First, to examine the quality of adult shared book-reading behaviors for teachers and caregivers of children with communication impairments (CI) and, second, to compare the level of child literacy engagement during the teacher-led (group) and caregiver-led (one-on-one) shared book-reading sessions. Sixteen children with communication impairments were observed in both teacher-led and caregiver-led book-reading sessions using four matched manipulative storybooks. Children were observed during the fall and the spring of their preschool year. The quality of book-reading was evaluated using the "systematic assessment of book reading" (SABR). Children's level of literacy engagement was documented using the Children's Orientation to Book Reading Rating Scale. Results indicated that teachers' shared book-reading quality was significantly higher than caregivers'. Children's level of engagement was high across both adult-led contexts.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Center for Special Education Research (ED)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test
IES Funded: Yes
Grant or Contract Numbers: R324A080037