ERIC Number: EJ638968
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Social Constructivism and the School Literacy Learning of Students of Diverse Backgrounds.
Au, Kathryn H.
Journal of Literacy Research, v30 n2 p297-319 Jun 1998
Suggests social constructivism offers implications for reshaping schooling to correct the gap between the literacy achievement of students of diverse backgrounds and that of mainstream students. Proposes a conceptual framework. Suggests students' literacy will improve as educators address the goal of instruction, home language role, instructional materials, classroom management and interaction with students, community relationships, instructional methods, and assessment. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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