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Young Learners, Diverse Children: Celebrating Diversity in Early Childhood Virginia M. (Maria) Gonzalez

Young Learners, Diverse Children: Celebrating Diversity in Early Childhood

Virginia M. (Maria) Gonzalez

Published September 22nd 2009
ISBN : 9781412968140
Paperback
223 pages
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 About the Book 

Nurture young childrens self-esteem and boost learning by integrating family culture with instruction!Emphasizing how connecting instruction with childrens backgrounds increases learners confidence and fosters a supportive learning environment,MoreNurture young childrens self-esteem and boost learning by integrating family culture with instruction!Emphasizing how connecting instruction with childrens backgrounds increases learners confidence and fosters a supportive learning environment, this book helps teachers improve outcomes for diverse and low socioeconomic status (SES) students. Drawing on field-tested methods, the author merges cognition, language, and culture and presents lesson plans, classroom-based alternative assessment tools, and best practices to help readers: Improve literacy through storytelling that reflects students lives Collaborate with parents to increase student achievement Correlate curriculum with TESOL standards for young children Integrate academic standards across developmental levels