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Understanding literacy development : a global view / edited by Anne McKeough [and others].

McKeough, Anne. (Added Author).
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Subject: Reading > Cross-cultural studies.
Literacy > Cross-cultural studies.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 141061333X
  • ISBN: 9781410613332
  • ISBN: 9780805851151
  • ISBN: 0805851151
  • ISBN: 9780805851168
  • ISBN: 080585116X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 235 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Developing literacy: themes and issues / Anne McKeough and Marya Jarvey -- The child's route into literacy: a double-track journey / Ingvar Lundberg -- How to avoid reading failure: teach phonemic awareness / Tom Nicholson -- Teaching reading comprehension / Michael Pressley and Katie Hilden -- A cross-language perspective on learning to read / Richard C. Anderson and Wenling Li -- Struggling adolescent readers: a cultural construction / Donna E. Alvermann -- Family literacy in Canada: foundation to a literate society / Heather Sample Gosse and LInda M. Phillips -- Understanding the everyday: adult lives, literacies, and informal learning / Mary Hamilton -- Literacy and diversity: challenges of change / Seok Moi Ng -- Literacies within classrooms: whose and for what purpose? / Ileana Seda-Santana -- Lessons from the reading clinic / Michael W. Kibby and Debra A. Dechert.
Summary: The acquisition and maintenance of literacy is of pressing interest and concern to educators and educational policy makers worldwide. What are the common themes, the common questions, and the unique circumstances and initiatives that spring from this interest and concern? To address these questions, Understanding Literacy Development: A Global View brings together leading experts from around the world to explore ways to best provide teaching and learning opportunities, tailored to specific educational needs, to help all children become better readers.The premise is that current.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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