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Han, Jisu; Neuharth-Pritchett, Stacey – Childhood Education, 2014
Research shows that home environments play a critical role in developing children's early literacy skills. Given the importance of developing early literacy skills to bolster children's chances for subsequent academic success, this article highlights the role of parent-child shared book reading. Summarizing research on different types of…
Descriptors: Interaction, Parent Child Relationship, Preschool Children, Oral Reading
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Rhoades, Mindi – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2016
Early childhood education, particularly through the influence of the Reggio Emilia model, traditionally has a strong affinity for arts-based, inquiry-based, interdisciplinary pedagogy. However, in the US, as standardized testing and curricula creep into early childhood classrooms, they marginalize arts-based learning and the kinds of playful,…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Early Childhood Education, Reggio Emilia Approach, Childrens Literature
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Price, Charis Lauren; Ostrosky, Michaelene M.; Mouzourou, Chryso – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2016
Early literacy experiences are critical for young children's development. More specifically, quality literacy experiences are beneficial to children's understanding of their world. Ensuring that early childhood literature appropriately reflects the diversity of children's life experiences can support their sense of belonging within an early…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Literacy Education, Young Children, Disabilities
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Smadja, Marie-Lyne; Aram, Dorit; Ziv, Margalit – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
The authors compared the discourse of 100 Israeli preschool teachers with a group of children during three book-sharing contexts: reading, reconstruction, and telling. During telling and reconstruction, the teachers used more utterances and questions and referred more to concept of book and to the illustrations. During reading, they referred more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Story Reading
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D'Agostino, Sophia R.; Dueñas, Ana D.; Plavnick, Joshua B. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2020
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are often delayed in acquiring social initiation skills utilized during common early childhood activities. A multiple probe design was utilized to assess the efficacy of a shared book reading intervention to increase the independent commenting of three young children with ASD. The intervention resulted…
Descriptors: Reading Aloud to Others, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Early Intervention
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Becker, Katherine – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore patronage and usage of the children's section of a public library. Patrons of the children's section of a public library in a small Northern Arizona city were observed for a total of 24 h over 12 sessions. Analytic induction was used to formulate categories based on field notes made during these…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Public Libraries, Emergent Literacy, Library Services
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Chakraborty, Basanti; Stone, Sandra – Childhood Education, 2009
Children's literature is a significant segment of the book market, and includes authors with household names like Dr. Seuss and Eric Carle. Even celebrities are in on the fun, with their own titles on the best seller lists. Along with the increased visibility of children's literature, parents have become better informed and more interested in the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Teaching Methods, Emergent Literacy, Developmentally Appropriate Practices
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Lee, Boh Young – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2011
The purpose of this current study is to build on the previous body of emergent literacy research by investigating the necessity of assessing book knowledge (e.g., print knowledge, interpretive knowledge, and letter identification) in toddlerhood to set up successful literacy development by providing independent storybook reading opportunities.…
Descriptors: Independent Reading, Toddlers, Emergent Literacy, Reading Instruction
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Edwards, Carolyn Pope; Cline, Keely; Gandini, Lella; Giacomelli, Alga; Giovannini, Donatella; Galardini, Annalia – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2014
The progressive educational systems of some regions of Italy are becoming increasingly recognized by educators and researchers seeking insight into diverse educational approaches from the international community. This article represents a case study of Filastrocca ("Nursery Rhyme"), a preschool in the Tuscan city of Pistoia. Filastrocca…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Childrens Literature
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Walsh, Bridget A. – Childhood Education, 2008
This review of literature shows that how often a child is read to is related to subsequent gains in vocabulary. Not only do adults differ in the frequency with which they read to children (quantity), they also vary in reading style (quality). Several studies have proposed that the cognitive demand level of questions children are asked may be…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Individual Characteristics, Reading Aloud to Others, Cognitive Development
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Lee, Boh Young – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2010
This qualitative study builds on the previous body of emergent literacy research by investigating the use of storybook reading with parents during morning transition times through observation on fifteen toddlers (2- to 3-years old), their parents, and teachers in a university preschool classroom. The focus of this study is to investigate whether…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Toddlers, Parent School Relationship, Emergent Literacy
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Zeece, Pauline Davey – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2010
Literature-rich interactions provide strategies that help emergent readers to develop knowledge about print, including the production and recognition of letters, and generate familiarity with the basic purposes and mechanisms of reading. Yet teacher understanding of these multiple dimensions of emergent literacy does not ensure that a child will…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Teacher Effectiveness, Familiarity, Specialists
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Huennekens, Mary Ellen; Xu, Yaoying – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a shared reading experience between parent and child in the child's home language on the emergent literacy and language acquisition in English of preschool-age English Language Learners. Parents of Spanish-speaking four-year-old Head Start students read storybooks in Spanish with their…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Books, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Marjanovic-Umek, Ljubica; Fekonja-Peklaj, Urska; Podlesek, Anja – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2012
Storytelling represents an aspect of children's general language competence. The characteristics of the home literacy environment, especially joint reading between parents and children, have a significant effect on children's storytelling. The purpose of this study was to explore the age differences in the storytelling of three- to six-year-old…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Developmental Psychology, Family Environment, Picture Books
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Zeece, Pauline Davey; Wallace, Betty Morgan – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2009
Engaging young children in literacy activities at home is one way for families to augment and enrich the home literacy setting and to participate in their child's education at an early age (St. Pierre et al. in "Dev Psychol" 41(6): 953-970, 2005). Burgess et al. ("Read Res Quart" 4(4): 408-426, 2002) suggested that the resources families have at…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Role Models, Young Children, Emergent Literacy
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