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Barratt-Pugh, Caroline; Haig, Yvonne – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
This article describes the needs analysis, implementation and outcomes of a pilot program aimed at creating books with families in ways that represent their language and culture. "Creating Books in Communities" is part of "Better Beginnings," a state-wide program, developed by the State Library of Western Australia, for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Books, Geographic Isolation, Cultural Relevance
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Torr, Jane – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
Research shows an association between mother-infant shared reading and children's language and literacy development. Educators in early childhood education and care (ECEC) centres frequently interact with groups of similar-aged infants, yet infant-educator shared reading has received little attention. This naturalistic observational study…
Descriptors: Infants, Early Childhood Teachers, Child Caregivers, Child Care Centers
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Trainin, Guy; Wessels, Stephanie; Nelson, Ron; Vadasy, Patricia – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
This empirical study explored the home environment literacy practices of young Latino English learners and their families. The participants were 217 incoming Kindergarten Latino EL students and parents. The data collection included a completed HLEQ by the parents. In addition, children were administered the PPVT, the preLAS, the PALS-K screening,…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Hispanic Americans
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Price-Mohr, Ruth; Price, Colin – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
A survey of primary schools in England found that girls outperform boys in English across all phases (Ofsted in Moving English forward. Ofsted, Manchester, 2012). The gender gap remains an on-going issue in England, especially for reading attainment. This paper presents evidence of gender differences in learning to read that emerged during the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Mixed Methods Research, Intervention, Phonics
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Cohen-Mimran, Ravit; Reznik-Nevet, Liron; Korona-Gaon, Sharon – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2016
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of a small-group intervention based on the naturalistic approach on 220 children from 3-5 years of age. All kindergarten children received weekly sessions delivered by a SLP in collaboration with the kindergarten teacher. These sessions included various book related activities. Two…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Middle Class, Low Income Students, Socioeconomic Status
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Parette, Howard P.; Blum, Craig; Luthin, Katie – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2015
In recent years, recommended e-books have drawn increasing attention from early childhood education professionals. This study applied a quantitative descriptive features analysis of cost (n = 70) and no-cost (n = 60) e-books recommended by the Texas Computer Education Association. While t tests revealed no statistically significant differences…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Books, Early Childhood Education, Costs
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Clark, Sarah K.; Jones, Cindy D.; Reutzel, D. Ray – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2013
Teaching children in the primary grades the text structures and features used by authors of information text has been shown to improve comprehension of information texts and provide the scaffolding and support these children need in order to write their own information texts. As teachers implement the "English Language Arts Common Core State…
Descriptors: State Standards, Reading Comprehension, Academic Standards, Text Structure
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Heider, Kelly L. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2013
Drawing on her experience and expertise as an education librarian the author of this article pinpoints some of the best resources that support research and publication in the field of early childhood education. Free and subscription-based databases are described, as well as print books, ebooks, and websites that cover a wide range of topics. This…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Educational Research, Early Childhood Education, Information Sources
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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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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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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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Brewster, Jeffrey C. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2008
In 2005, the "United States Board on Books for Young People" ("USBBY") and the "Children's Book Council, Inc." ("CBC)" formed a committee to evaluate, select and publicize books of exceptional quality which were originally published outside of the United States and subsequently released by an American publisher. This article offers brief…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Books, Awards, Foreign Countries
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Cooper, Patricia M. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2007
Today's emphasis on using children's literature as a tool to teach reading and writing sub-skills distracts teachers' attention from looking to children's books for their historical role in helping children navigate the intellectual, social, and emotional terrains of childhood. This article argues, first, that early childhood educators must remain…
Descriptors: Individual Development, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Childrens Literature
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Zeece, Pauline Davey – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2007
A wealth of research documents the reading preferences of young children. However, much less is known about children's actual agendas or reasons for using and experiencing books. This article proposes the simple ENGAGE process to help adults better understand what children believe is best about the books in their lives. Twelve books are reviewed…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Childrens Literature, Books, Student Attitudes
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