Early Childhood Literacy: The National Early Literacy Panel And Beyond by Timothy ShanahanEarly Childhood Literacy: The National Early Literacy Panel And Beyond by Timothy Shanahan

Early Childhood Literacy: The National Early Literacy Panel And Beyond

byTimothy ShanahanEditorChristopher Lonigan

Paperback | September 24, 2012

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What are today's best practices in early literacy instruction—and what should schools and programs focus on in the near future? More than 20 of the biggest names in early literacy research explore the answers in this essential volume for program directors, administrators, and curriculum developers.

Using the landmark National Early Literacy Panel (NELP) Report as a starting point, this accessible book breaks the report down into key takeaways, recommends future directions in policy and practice, and tackles emerging issues and new research not addressed in the NELP report.

Readers will get balanced, insightful analyses of the latest research on

  • identification of early literacy learning needs
  • phonological awareness and print knowledge
  • comprehension development
  • effective book sharing with young children
  • curriculum-based language interventions
  • the effect of socio-emotional development on academic outcomes
  • pre-K curricula (including which ones show clear evidence of positive effects)
  • the role of home and parent programs in children's literacy development
  • early literacy intervention for young children with special needs

    A critical volume that sets the stage for positive change, this important book is a must for every leader in early education. Readers will come away with a nuanced understanding of key issues and recommended practices—knowledge they'll use to drive their decision-making and strengthen early literacy outcomes for young children.

    See how this product helps strengthen Head Start program quality and school readiness.

Kate Cain, Ph.D.,Reader, Department of Psychology, Fylde College, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YF, UK.Dr. Cain''¬'¢s research focuses on the development of reading and listening comprehension in children and, in particular, how language skills, knowledge, and cognitive resources are related to reading and listening comprehensi...
Title:Early Childhood Literacy: The National Early Literacy Panel And BeyondFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.65 inPublished:September 24, 2012Publisher:Brookes PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:159857115X

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Table of Contents

About the Editors
About the Contributors

  1. The National Early Literacy Panel: A Summary of the Report
    Timothy Shanahan and Christopher J. Lonigan
  2. Contributions of Large-Scale Federal Research Projects to the Early Literacy Knowledge Base
    James A. Griffin and Peggy McCardle
  3. Identifying Early Literacy Learning Needs: Implications for Child Outcome Standards and Assessment Systems
    Elizabeth Spencer, Trina Spencer, Howard Goldstein, and Naomi Schneider
  4. Relations of Children''¬'¢s Socioemotional Development to Academic Outcomes
    Tracy L. Spinrad, Carlos Valiente, and Nancy Eisenberg
  5. Phonological Awareness and Alphabet Knowledge: Key Precursors and Instructional Targets to Promote Reading Success
    Beth M. Phillips and Shayne B. Piasta
  6. Sharing Books with Children
    Jill M. Pentimonti, Laura M. Justice, and Shayne B. Piasta
  7. Parent Education and Home-Based Efforts to Improve Children''¬'¢s Literacy
    Barbara Hanna Wasik and Beth Anne Feldman
  8. Significant Differences: Identifying the Evidence Base for Promoting Children''¬'¢s Early Literacy Skills in Early Childhood Education
    Christopher J. Lonigan and Anne E. Cunningham
  9. Methodological and Practical Challenges of Curriculum-Based Language Interventions
    David K. Dickinson and Catherine L. Darrow
  10. Young Children''¬'¢s Oral Language Abilities and Later Reading Comprehension
    Tiffany P. Hogan, Kate Cain, and Mindy Sittner Bridges
  11. Early Literacy Intervention for Young Children with Special Needs
    Judith Carta and Coralie Driscoll
  12. Content, Concepts, and Reading Comprehension: What''¬'¢s Missing in the National Early Literacy Panel Report
    Tanya Kaefer, Susan B. Neuman, and Ashley Pinkham
  13. Reflections on the National Early Literacy
    Panel: Looking Back and Moving Forward
    Christopher J. Lonigan and Timothy Shanahan