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Håland, Anne; Hoem, Toril Frafjord; McTigue, Erin Margaret – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
Read-alouds are a frequent practice in early childhood classrooms and provide great potential for developing literacy skills for young learners including vocabulary, comprehension, text structure awareness, visual literacy, and fluency. Yet, any potential benefit of read-alouds depends on how the teacher enacts a read-aloud, particularly in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Oral Reading, Reading Aloud to Others, Grade 1
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Kucirkova, Natalia – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2021
This review integrates literature on cross-disciplinary quantitative and qualitative studies related to children's reading on screen published between January 2016 and September 2017, with a focus on the researchers' epistemological perspectives on knowledge and learning. Johri's (2011) framework of socio-material assemblages, which synthesises…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Childrens Literature, Books, Research Methodology
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Neuman, Susan B.; Celano, Donna; Portillo, Maya – American Educational Research Journal, 2021
Recognizing the academic benefits of access to print for young children, book distribution programs abound in the United States. Designed to promote book ownership for low-income families, programs have unique delivery systems, leading to a largely fragmented policy. This article describes an urban city's effort to build a coordinated book…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Reading Materials, Books, Low Income Groups
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Donner, Kelley – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2021
Theory of mind skills are critical to understanding and interpreting many illustrations in primary school literature especially those which are used in material for the purpose of learning to read. Unfortunately, children who learn to read at an early age as well as mainstreamed children, such as those with autism, often have grave deficiencies in…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Barriers, Illustrations, Reading Materials
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Baker, Sheila; Shulsky, Debby – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2020
What skills are needed to view the world beyond one's immediate reality? A deep perspective consciousness is required to live and solve complex issues within a globalized context. Cultivating the seeds of perspective consciousness roots the growth of an open-minded, humanly connected, problem-solving citizen. Literature is positioned as a powerful…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Citizen Participation, Altruism, Global Approach
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Neuman, Susan B.; Moland, Naomi – Urban Education, 2019
We examine the influence of income segregation on a resource vital to young children's development: a family's access to books in early childhood. Income segregation reflects the growing economic segregation of neighborhoods for people living in privilege (1%) compared with those in poverty or near-poverty (20%). After describing recent…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Neighborhoods, Low Income Groups, Poverty
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Leland, Christine H.; Bangert, Sara E. – Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, 2019
According to the American Library Association, book censorship is on the rise. While many censored books are adolescent novels, some titles for younger children are challenged as well. Books dealing with difficult social issues have been targets for censors historically, but recent attacks have focused on books portraying members of the lesbian,…
Descriptors: Activism, Art Activities, Preservice Teachers, Censorship
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Brugar, Kristy A. – Social Studies, 2019
Across grade levels, teachers and students are encouraged to engage in inquiry-based practices. The College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) "Framework" (National Council for the Social Studies, 2013) and the Common Core State "Standards" (Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Governors Association, 2010), as well…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Nonfiction, Childrens Literature, Inquiry
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Iftanti, Erna; Madayani, Nany Soengkono – Dinamika Ilmu, 2019
In response to character education stated in Indonesian Curriculum 2013, to build characters for students of early ages is significant. This can be built through establishing reading habits and building character education to young learners living in urban and suburban areas simultaneously. However, there is lack attention paid to those living in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values Education, English Instruction, Reading Habits
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Reed, Yvonne – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: In South Africa, and in many other African countries, official language-in-education policy supports the use of learners' primary language(s) in early schooling. In reality, texts in the language(s) of the former colonial power are dominant, with high-interest texts in languages familiar to young learners in short supply or…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning, Native Language, African Languages
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Kozak, Stephanie; Martin-Chang, Sandra – Reading Research Quarterly, 2019
Teachers who are knowledgeable about the basic structure of the English language incorporate this knowledge into their instruction. In this study, the authors explored a similar relation between knowledge of print exposure and planning for a grade 5 classroom. The personal reading experience (print exposure) of 106 preservice teachers was measured…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Elementary School Students, Grade 5
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Weippert, Tracy L.; Domke, Lisa M.; Apol, Laura – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2018
Critical literacy works to make readers aware of the explicit and implicit ideologies present in texts. Engaging in critical reading helps readers recognize and interrogate ideologies in texts in order to be more informed readers. This action research study examined the development of critical literacy skills in 19 prospective elementary teachers…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Childrens Literature, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Stone, Jennifer P.; Rivera, Christopher J.; Weiss, Stacy L. – Young Exceptional Children, 2018
The purpose of this article is to provide strategies that address three areas (creating a classroom library, incorporating environmental print, establishing writing activities) for beginning teachers for creating literacy-rich environments to support the academic and functional needs of young students with significant developmental disabilities…
Descriptors: Young Children, Developmental Disabilities, Beginning Teachers, Instructional Materials
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Ismail, Adlina; Yusof, Normah – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
English as a Second Language (ESL) reading materials for children are important in second language development. It is believed that language cannot be taught in a vacuum context as language functions within a culture. Even though learning a language requires learning about the culture unconsciously, learners' culture should be taken into…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Parks, Melissa – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2018
With school days seemingly getting shorter and packed with more and more obligations, teachers integrate core subjects like science and reading in the hopes of delivering a curriculum that is meaningful and content rich. Using trade books, primary teachers can develop and deliver science content designed to introduce students to proenvironmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Science Education, Academic Standards, Reading Materials
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