ERIC Number: ED076234
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Language in Early Childhood Education.
Cazden, Courtney B., Ed.
Eight articles about oral language education for preschool children are presented. They are: (1) a point of view on oral language education--"Suggestions from Studies of Early Language Acquisition,""Language Programs for Young Children: Notes from England and Wales," and "The Issue of Structure," by Courtney Cazden; (2) suggestions for curriculum and teaching--"Selecting Preschool Language Programs" by Elsa J. Bartlett, "Making It and Going Home": The Attitudes of Black People Toward Language Acquisition" by Courtney B. Cazden, Betty H. Bryant and Melissa A. Tillman, "Language Development in Day Care Programs" by Courtney B. Cazden, Joan C. Baratz, William Labov and Francis H. Palmer, "An Experimental Approach to Improving Children's Communicative Ability" by Jean B. Gleason, and "The Teacher's Role in Helping Young Children Develop Language Competence" by Ilse Mattick; (3) language and learning to read--"Write Now, Read Later" by Carol Chomsky; and (4) on evaluation. A list of contributors and an annotated reference list are provided in appendices to supplement the references given for each article. (KM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Child Language, Language Acquisition, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Preschool Education, Speech Communication, Verbal Development
Publications Department, National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1834 Connecticut Avenue, N. W., Washington, D. C. 20009 ($3.00, paper)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.