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Literacy for a diverse society

perspectives, practices, and policies

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Published by Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Language experience approach in education -- United States.,
    • Literacy -- United States.,
    • Constructivism (Education)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Elfrieda H. Hiebert.
      SeriesLanguage and literacy series, Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
      ContributionsHiebert, Elfrieda H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB1576 .L554 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 316 p. ;
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1535139M
      ISBN 10080773098X, 0807730971
      LC Control Number91013045

        "Literacy in the United States is a watershed book. Sophisticated and lucid in their use of theory, judicious in sifting new evidence, persuasive and eloquent in their analysis of policy, Carl Kaestle and his colleagues illuminate the history of readers and reading and in the process refocus the terms of contemporary debate."—David Tyack, Stanford University. Literacy and human history. In order for literacy to function, cultures must agree on institutionalized sign-sound or sign-idea relationships that support writing and reading of knowledge, art, and ideas. Numeracy (the ability to express quantities through numeric symbols) appeared about bce, and literacy followed about technologies, however, are extremely recent.

      Tome Society offers a diverse menu of competition opportunities for students and chapters in multiple literacy areas. All Tome Society Competition documents are property of Tome Student Literacy Society and may not be reproduced for competition use outside of Tome Society events; however, chapter advisers may share competition lesson plans.   Fueled by the insights of women of diverse backgrounds, including Michelle Obama, Angela Davis, Shonda Rhimes, Misty Copeland Yara Shahidi, and Mary J. Blige, this book is a celebration of black women’s voices and experiences that will become a .

      The effects of repeated book reading on children's early literacy and language development were examined in this meta-analysis of 16 studies including child participants. Results indicated that repeated book reading influenced both story-related vocabulary and story-related comprehension. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.


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