One child, two languages: a guide for early childhood educators of children learning English as a second language, Volume 1

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Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., Feb 15, 2008 - Education - 255 pages
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To support second-language learners and put them on the path to academic success, every early childhood educator needs this popular, practical, and highly readable guidebook from leading researcher Patton Tabors. Reflecting the dramatic changes in early education since the first edition was published, this fully revised edition prepares teachers to apply cutting-edge research to their everyday teaching practices, address the recommendations of the National Association for the Education of Young Children for responding to linguistic and cultural diversity, use appropriate assessment techniques for children's first and second languages, including an easy-to-use observation checklist to monitor English-language learning over time, discover ways to improve literacy instruction for all children, including literacy practices checklists that pinpoint areas needing curriculum support, understand and attend to the particular needs of internationally adopted children, conduct thought-provoking professional discussions with the bookclub-ready study guide and materials.

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Review: One Child, Two Languages: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators of Children Learning English as a Second Language, Second Edition

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Amazing book filled with ideas and approaches for any early-childhood teacher who has English language learners in the classroom. Strong research-based guidelines are described in a highly readable way. I highly recommend this book! Read full review

Review: One Child, Two Languages: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators of Children Learning English as a Second Language [With CDROM]

User Review  - Jeannette - Goodreads

Honestly, not all of this information came as a complete surprise, especially after working in an early childhood environment. Still, there were lots of things that were good to keep in mind or ... Read full review

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