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The Reading Teacher (RT) provides the latest peer-reviewed, research-based best practices to literacy educators working with children up to age 12. RT’s classroom-ready articles cover topics from curriculum, instruction, and assessment to strategies for teaching diverse populations of literacy learners.
The book explores the ways in which reading stories with young children can best enhance their literacy skills. The text provides examples of how to enthral children by reading them stories and provides practical suggestions about follow-up activities that will develop the listeners' literacy.
Explores read-aloud strategies designed to enhance your reading and writing standards by capitalizing on the way literature can impact caring communities. The book is structured around four key elements: Community, Agency, Respect, and Empowerment, or CARE. Inside you'll discover the tools you need to emphasize reading and writing connections, character education, and culturally responsive teaching, while championing the power of read alouds to affect independent readers, writers, and thinkers.
Provides full text coverage to nearly 9,100 journals, including over 7,900 peer-reviewed titles in the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education and more. Full-text coverage dates back to 1985 and is updated daily.
Provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. The database contains more than 1.6 million records and links to more than 337,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.
Provides full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, in addition to indexing of more than 770 periodicals dating back to 1983. Content includes in-depth coverage of special education and more than 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more.
Access the journal archives Arts & Sciences I, II, & III, and over 40,000 ebooks on the JSTOR platform; book chapters and journal articles are cross-searchable. JSTOR is an extensive archive of interdisciplinary journals and books, covering subject disciplines in Arts, Business & Economics, History, Humanities, Law, Science & Mathematics, Social Sciences, and Religion.
Prepares K-12 teachers to address a wide range of contemporary social issues-such as violence, gender, war, terrorism, child labor, censorship, and disabilities-through multicultural children's literature. Each chapter includes sample lessons plans designed to encourage critical and creative thinking at the elementary and secondary levels and an annotated bibliography that makes it easy for teachers and librarians to choose multicultural children books that address specific critical issues.
Emphasizes the critical role of quality multicultural literature and reader response in today's schools and libraries. * Contributions from 29 experts on topics related to multicultural literature * Response activities A list of multicultural authors and illustrators * A list of publishers that feature multicultural literature
Addresses both quantitative and more qualitative changes in this field over the last decade. Focuses on the history of the development of this literature, from the nineteenth century to the present day. Provides a cultural and political context for the early development of this literature. Describes organizations, events, activities, and other contributions of diverse writers, illustrators, publishers, researchers, scholars, librarians, educators, and parents. Shows the impact of multiculturalism on education, libraries, and the mainstream culture, in general.
Cultural Journeys introduces pre-service and experienced teachers to the use of literature to promote active discussions that lead students to think about racial diversity. The authors provide systematic guidelines that teachers can use throughout their careers to evaluate multicultural literature for students in grades K-8.
This book features an array of approaches, strategies, and tools for teaching multiculturally in the early years.This book is sprinkled with questions for reflection and implementation that encourage educators to start planning ways of enhancing their own teaching, making their early childhood setting a more equitable learning space.
Beyond Tolerance is a hopeful, optimistic book focused on creating positive and sustained social change through engagement with beautiful, sometimes complex, and consistently interesting multiethnic children's literature. It presents a fresh perspective on race and ethnicity. Additionally, it features an innovative approach to literacy teaching and learning through the use of multiethnic children's literature in our preschools and throughout the elementary school grades.
An EBSCOhost database that contains full text for more than nearly 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 80 magazines. Examples of publications covered in Primary Search includes: Boys' Life, Cobblestone, Cricket, Highlights for Children, Hopscotch, Jack and Jill, Ladybug, Ranger Rick, Science World, Spider and SuperScience.
Pepperdine students have an opportunity to spread the love of reading picture books to children. Students will shake up storytime by learning how to transform it into a robust reading experience educators call Interactive Read-Alouds. This seminar aims to analyze the joy in reading aloud to children in K-5 and apply research-based strategies to enhance read-alouds. Students in this course will develop expertise in the Interactive Read-Aloud, become change agents in a local school district by training others on how to plan a robust reading experience, and will perform interactive read-alouds to children in our community. The course will dispel the preconceptions of storytime, demonstrating how to utilize reading aloud to children as a vehicle for vocabulary development and an opportunity for building background knowledge about the world