*presents current research and thinking in the field;
*documents research that is currently being ignored by many who make decisions about children's learning;
*values who children are and what they bring with them to school;
*provides a useful tool for advocacy and for social action toward improving education in ways that can make a difference in the lives of young children; and
*raises thoughtful issues for discussion.
Critical Issues in Early Literacy is essential reading for early childhood teachers and prospective teachers, for teacher educators, for literacy researchers (including teacher researchers), for special educators, for those working with English-language and foreign-language learners, and for early childhood education administrators, advocates, and policy makers.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 324
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm