Many Pathways to Literacy

Many Pathways to Literacy

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This text is a compilation of studies conducted in a variety of cross-cultural contexts where children learn language and literacy with siblings, grandparents, peers and community members. Focusing on the knowledge and skills of children often invisible to educators, these illuminating studies highlight how children skillfully draw from their varied cultural and linguistic worlds to make sense of new experiences. Through studies grounded in home, school, community school, nursery and church settings, we see how children create for themselves radical forms of teaching and learning in ways that are not typically recognized, understood or valued in schools.Oral language development was emphasized while learning Bible stories and memorizing scriptures. ... The Lesson Sheet for preschoolers, kindergarteners and first graders usually has a beautiful picture on the sheet that is related to the anbsp;...

Title:Many Pathways to Literacy
Author:Eve Gregory, Susi Long, Dinah Volk
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2004


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