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Young English Language Learners: Current Research and Emerging Directions for Practice and Policy (Early Childhood Education Series)

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Description for Young English Language Learners: Current Research and Emerging Directions for Practice and Policy (Early Childhood Education Series) Hardcover. Editor(s): Garcia, Eugene E.; Frede, Ellen C. Series: Early Childhood Education Series. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JNSV; JNU. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 431.

It is well known that the number of non-English speakers is on the rise in the United States. What is less well known is that the largest proportion of this population is children under the age of 5. These young English language learners (ELLs) often demonstrate achievement gaps in basic math and reading skills when they start school. How best to educate this important and growing preschool population is a pressing concern for policymakers and practitioners. The chapters in this important book provide up-to-date syntheses of the research base for young ELLs on critical topics such ... Read more

  • What does the research clearly indicate for policy and practice?
  • How solid is this database and what findings are emerging?
  • What should the research agenda be for young ELLs?
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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Teachers College Press
Condition
New
Series
Early Childhood Education Series
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780807751121
SKU
V9780807751121
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Ref
99-3

About Eugene E. Garcia
Eugene E. Garcia is Professor of Education and Dean of the College of Education and Vice-President for University School Partnerships at Arizona State. He is the author of Meeting the Challenge of Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood Education.

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