Language Building Blocks is an accessible resource that familiarizes early childhood professionals with linguistics, the scientific study of language. Knowledge of linguistics will enable early childhood educators to successfully teach young children core competencies, ranging from phonemic awareness, reading and math, to health literacy and intercultural awareness. The text includes numerous real-life examples and hands-on activities for diverse age groups and learning styles. The online Resource Guide provides hands-on activities and contributions by top scholars in the field. This book shows teachers how to systematically empower and include all children.Completes assignments Completes homework on time (emphasis added) That asking insightful questions is not on this list ... The Stanford Achievement Test ( SAT), for instance, frequently administered in 3rd grade, measures cumulative language skills (i.e., phonemic awareness, spelling recognition, vocabulary, grammar, and dominant ... Increasing the school year, reducing class size, credentialing more teachers, and/or using more resources alone will not improve outcomes.
|Title||:||Language Building Blocks|
|Publisher||:||Teachers College Press - 2012|