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ERIC Number: EJ1088793
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1750-1229
Building Bridges between the School and the Home: Understanding the Literacy Practices of Children Living in Residential Care
Tan, Jennifer Poh Sim
Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, v9 n3 p218-232 2015
Research has consistently shown that children in residential care fall behind at school. This proves a great challenge for educators who have to cater to the students' needs to ensure no one is left behind. Studies investigating family literacy practices of different social classes show a positive implication if the home literacy practices are similar to the school's literacy practices. In order to discover if there is a disconnect between formal schooling and outside of school, this paper describes the out-of-school literacy practices of children living under the Malaysian residential care system.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia