Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom

Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom

By: Sandra K. Levey (editor), Susan R. Polirstok (editor)Paperback

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"Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom" prepares nursery, primary and secondary teachers to appreciate and understand how language development can affect learning and learn strategies for working with students with language differences and disorders. Classroom examples and case studies have been integrated throughout the book to illustrate some of the most common speech and language behaviours found in classrooms. This book will help teachers gain a deeper understanding of cultural language differences and how they may affect second language learners.

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An Introduction to Language and Learning - Sandra Levey Theories and Explanations of Language Development - Sandra Levey Hearing and Listening Skills - Sandra Levey The Impact of Hearing Loss on Speech and Language Development - Rochelle Cherry The Production of Speech Sounds - Stephen Cavallo The Role of the Brain in Speech and Language - Sandra Levey, Joyce West Language Development from Birth to Age Three - Sandra Levey Language Development from Ages Three to Five - Deena Bernstein Language Development from Age Six Through Adolescence - Cheryl Smith Gabig Supporting the Development of Literacy Skills from Infancy through School-Age - Sylvia Diehl Educational Implications of Narrative Discourse - Lynn Bliss, Allyssa McCabe African American English in the Classroom - Julie Washington, Monique Mills Bilingual Language Acquisition and Learning - Henriette Langdon Bilingual Speech Sound Development and Disorders - Leah Fabiano-Smith, Brian Goldstein Fostering Teacher and Family Partnership in the Development of Language and Literacy - Susan Polirstok and Jo Hoffman

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/11/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781412974073
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9781412974073
  • weight: 930
  • ISBN10: 1412974070

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