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Ashworth, Evan – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The use of writing to represent the heritage language represents a contentious issue for many members of Puebloan societies in the American Southwest. Many community members resist the use of writing for this purpose on the grounds that it acts as a form of colonialism, while others accept the use of writing in the heritage language because it is…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, American Indian Languages, American Indians, Written Language
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Han, Jisu; Neuharth-Pritchett, Stacey – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study examined the effects of receiving multiple intervention services on the language, literacy, and general development of preschool children from low-income families. By employing a hierarchical linear model on a sample of 1436 children, developmental outcomes of four-year-old children receiving varying numbers of intervention services…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Emergent Literacy, Beginning Reading, Preschool Children
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Chen, Jingjun; Luo, Rong; Liu, Huashan – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2017
With the development of ICT, digital writing is becoming much more common in people's life. Differently from keyboarding alphabets directly to input English words, keyboarding Chinese character is always through typing phonetic alphabets and then identify the glyph provided by Pinyin input-method software while in this process which do not need…
Descriptors: Phonology, Chinese, Semantics, Character Recognition
Puranik, Cynthia S.; Patchan, Melissa M.; Lemons, Christopher J.; Al Otaiba, Stephanie – Grantee Submission, 2017
Despite the poor outcomes for U.S. students on national writing tests, overall research on how to teach writing is sparse, and this scarcity is more pronounced in the early years of beginning to write. In this study 81,200 we present preliminary findings from Year 1 of a 3-year Institute of Education Sciences-funded Goal 2 project aimed at…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Feasibility Studies, Kindergarten, Writing Strategies
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Rowe, Deborah Wells; Neitzel, Carin – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
This study investigated 2- and 3-year-olds' personal interests as a possible source of variation in preschool writing activities. Structured observations of the play behaviors of 11 preschool children in a childcare classroom were conducted one to two days per week for one school year. These data were analyzed to determine choices of play…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Writing (Composition), Childhood Interests, Preschool Children
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Puranik, Cynthia S.; Patchan, Melissa M.; Lemons, Christopher J.; Al Otaiba, Stephanie – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2017
Despite the poor outcomes for U.S. students on national writing tests, overall research on how to teach writing is sparse, and this scarcity is more pronounced in the early years of beginning to write. In this study 81,200 we present preliminary findings from Year 1 of a 3-year Institute of Education Sciences-funded Goal 2 project aimed at…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Feasibility Studies, Kindergarten, Writing Strategies
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Yang, Jinsuk – Language Policy, 2017
Using media texts from a Korean newspaper archive, this article describes the process through which the state took up the ideology of linguistic nationalism during the period of Japanese colonisation of Korea (1910-1945). This was particularly aimed at a modernisation project in order for the legacy of the Joseon dynasty, which had ruled Korea for…
Descriptors: Asian History, Ideology, Land Settlement, Korean
Beauchat, Katherine A.; Blamey, Katrin L.; Walpole, Sharon – Guilford Publications, 2010
Written expressly for preschool teachers, this engaging book explains the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of implementing best practices for instruction in the preschool classroom. The authors show how to target key areas of language and literacy development across the entire school day, including whole-group and small-group activities, center…
Descriptors: Play, Group Activities, Oral Language, Disadvantaged Youth
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Ho'omanawanui, Ku'ualoha – American Indian Quarterly, 2004
Until American Calvinist missionaries created a Hawaiian alphabet and writing system after their arrival to the Hawaiian islands in 1819, all Kanaka Maoli literature was oral. By inventing a Hawaiian alphabet, the missionaries were able to teach Kanaka Maoli reading and writing; by the early 1830s the first missionary-controlled printing press was…
Descriptors: Orthographic Symbols, Printing, Alphabets, Diachronic Linguistics
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Guan, Connie Qun; Perfetti, Charles A.; Meng, Wanjin – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015
To examine the importance of manual character writing to reading in a new writing system, 48 adult Chinese-as-a-foreign-language students were taught characters in either a character writing-to-read or an alphabet typing-to-read condition, and engaged in corresponding handwriting or typing training for five consecutive days. Prior knowledge of…
Descriptors: Chinese, Second Language Learning, Educational Quality, Prediction
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Cabell, Sonia Q.; Justice, Laura M.; Konold, Timothy R.; McGinty, Anita S. – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2011
The purpose of this study was to explore patterns of within-group variability in the emergent literacy skills of preschoolers who are at risk for academic difficulties. We used the person-centered approach of cluster analysis to identify profiles of emergent literacy skills, taking into account both oral language and code-related skills.…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Reading Achievement, Predictive Validity, Preschool Children
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Justice, Laura M.; Yeomans-Maldonado, Gloria; Gonzalez, Jorge; Bengochea, Alain; McCormick, Anita – Cogent Education, 2018
This study was designed to examine the literacy and language development processes and practices used in Mexican preschools. Participants were 18 early childhood teachers from three schools selected to represent the range of available programming. Research methods included focus groups, teacher questionnaires, and classroom observations. Results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Acquisition, Emergent Literacy, Preschool Education
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Bengochea, Alain; Justice, Laura M.; Hijlkema, Maria J. – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2017
This study serves as an initial inquiry regarding the early print knowledge of emergent bilingual preschool-age children living in an Indigenous community in Mexico. In this research, we examine various dimensions of print knowledge with Yucatec Maya-Spanish bilingual children for whom one of their languages (Yucatec Maya) is seldom seen in print…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, American Indian Languages, Spanish, Bilingualism
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Love, Angela; Burns, M. Susan; Buell, Martha Jane – Young Children, 2007
Writing activities are an essential part of quality literacy practices in early care and education settings. As children communicate through writing, they learn important concepts about books and other forms of print in the world around them, including writing and alphabet systems. Young children best understand and appreciate writing when it is…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Educational Environment, Emergent Literacy, Writing Assignments
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Daniels, Peter T.; Share, David L. – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2018
Most current theories of reading and dyslexia derive from a relatively narrow empirical base: research on English and a handful of other European alphabets. Furthermore, the two dominant theoretical frameworks for describing cross-script diversity--orthographic depth and psycholinguistic grain size theory--are also deeply entrenched in Anglophone…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Writing (Composition), English, Alphabets
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