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9%OFFRoma Chumak-Horbatsch - Linguistically Appropriate Practice - 9781442603806 - V9781442603806
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Linguistically Appropriate Practice

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Description for Linguistically Appropriate Practice Paperback. This path-breaking book provides a convincing argument for the importance of children's home languages and the benefits of dual- and multi-language learning. Num Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures. BIC Classification: JNFR. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 158 x 12. Weight in Grams: 264.
This path-breaking book provides a convincing argument for the importance of children's home languages and the benefits of dual- and multi-language learning. A new classroom practice known as Linguistically Appropriate Practice (LAP) offers guidance for those working with young children who arrive in childcare centres and schools with little or no proficiency in the classroom language. Linguistically Appropriate Practice details over fifty classroom activities that can be adapted to match both the developmental level of the children and the classroom curriculum. Intended for childcare staff, health care providers, settlement workers, speech and language pathologists, kindergarten and primary grade teachers, family ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
University of Toronto Press Canada
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Number of Pages
176
Place of Publication
Toronto, Canada
ISBN
9781442603806
SKU
V9781442603806
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About Roma Chumak-Horbatsch
Roma Chumak-Horbatsch is Associate Professor in the School of Early Childhood Studies at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.

Reviews for Linguistically Appropriate Practice
Chumak-Horbatsch acknowledges the challenges facing teachers to find developmentally and linguistically appropriate drills as well as the need for classroom practices that expand beyond simple support. The exercises in the book dovetail closely with the dynamic bilingualism theory of helping children actively learn to use more than one language successfully. The classroom activities contain brief, well-written practical information. Linguistically Appropriate ... Read more

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