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Maternal Correlates of Growth in Toddler Vocabulary Production in Low-Income Families
This study investigated predictors of growth in toddlers’ vocabulary production between the ages of 1 and 3 years by analyzing mother – child communication in 108 low-income families. Individual growth modeling was used ...
Evaluating the impact of different early literacy interventions on low-income Costa Rican kindergarteners
(Elsevier BV, 2006)
Grade retention has been the de facto policy for children with academic difficulties in many Latin American countries [Schiefelbein, E., & Wolff, L. (1992). Repetition and inadequate achievement in Latin America’s primary ...
Communicative Intents Expressed by Parents in Interaction with Young Children.
Although much attention has been devoted to lexical, grammatical, and semantic aspects of child-directed speech, less is known about its pragmatics. This paper describes a longitudinal study of the communicative intents ...
Early literacy development and instruction: An overview
The goal of this chapter is to give an overview of what we know about literacy development in children up to age eight, as well as to introduce some topics for which more research is needed. We know that good readers have ...
A Research Agenda for Educational Linguistics
(Wiley Blackwell, 2008)
The Challenge of Academic Language
(Cambridge University Press, 2009)
Literacy Challenges for the Twenty-First Century: Introducing the Issue
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012)
Advanced literacy is a prerequisite to adult success in the twenty-first century, By advanced literacy we do not mean simply the ability to decode words or read a text, as necessary as these elementary skills are, Instead ...
Reading and Language in the Early Grades
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016)
How does literacy develop in children’s early years, and what programs or practices promote adequate literacy for all children? These are the questions Catherine Snow and Timothy Matthews tackle in this article. Fundamental ...
Assessing Reading Comprehension in Bilinguals
(University of Chicago Press, 2006)
A new measure of reading comprehension, the Diagnostic Assessment of Reading Comprehension (DARC), designed to reflect central comprehension processes while minimizing decoding and language demands, was pilot tested. We ...
What Counts as Literacy in Early Childhood?
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2006)
Issues of literacy development are a major source of worry to American educators. Worries about whether U.S. children read well enough emerge every time results of an international comparison are published. Many of the ...