Learning to Read and Write in the Multilingual Family

Learning to Read and Write in the Multilingual Family

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Xiao-lei Wang received her doctoral degree from the University of Chicago in 1992. She is a full professor in the School of Education at Pace University in New York. Her research covers a wide range of topics such as cultural parenting styles, effects of nonverbal communication in teaching and learning, multilingual acquisition and development, and moral development. Her recent book Growing up with Three Languages: Birth to Eleven documented the simultaneous trilingual development of her own two children. Dr. Wang is a regular speaker on child development and parenting in local, national and international parents? associations and academic conferences.Can your children communicate their thoughts and feelings effectively in reading and writing their heritage language? ... Using innovative assessment methods You can continue to use the six assessment methods introduced in Chapter 3 and the ... Therefore, you can incorporate their interests by asking them to compose the lyrics to a song in their heritage language (in lieu of writing a formal essay).

Title:Learning to Read and Write in the Multilingual Family
Author:Xiao-Lei Wang
Publisher:Multilingual Matters -


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