ERIC Number: EJ442373
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Literacy, Cultural Diversity, and Instruction.
Lee, Carol D.
Education and Urban Society, v24 n2 p279-91 Feb 1992
Scaffolding is a conceptual framework through which educators rethink the in-school learning experience. The following three models of culturally sensitive scaffolding offer important lessons for literacy education: (1) signifying and interpreting "speakerly texts"; (2) talk story, turn taking, and classroom discussion; and (3) community funds of knowledge and practice of literacy. (SLD)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Black Students, Classroom Research, Cultural Awareness, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Hispanic Americans, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Literature Reviews, Minority Group Children, Models, Reading Instruction, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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