ERIC Number: EJ358469
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
How Children Learn Words.
Miller, George A.; Gildea, Patricia M.
Scientific American, v257 n3 p94-99 Sep 1987
Discusses some of the processes children use in learning words and putting them into intelligible contexts. Describes some of the difficulties children can have when trying to learn new vocabulary. Briefly reports on efforts to use interactive video technology to enable children to access new words. (TW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Definitions, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Interactive Video, Language Acquisition, Language Enrichment, Lexicology, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary, Word Processing, Word Recognition, Word Study Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
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