Language & Literacy

  • Item #: 366
    Non-member price: 
    $20.00
    Member price: 
    $16.00
    Qty Discount: $17.00
    Add to cart
    Books
    By Karen N. Nemeth

    This book is designed to help all early childhood educators learn the basics of developmentally appropriate teaching practices for young children who are dual language learners. It covers key points about first and second language development, discusses the importance of supporting the home language, and describes how programs and schools can prepare for a diverse group of children. It is a useful introduction for administrators, monolingual and bilingual teachers and assistants, and social and family workers.

    View More...
  • Item #: 8055
    Non-member price: 
    $90.00
    Member price: 
    $72.00
    Qty Discount: $76.50
    Add to cart
    Multimedia

    Learning a second language takes time, effort, motivation, use, and instruction. Teachers must learn to accept a child's silence, use alternative communication strategies, embrace families as partners in education, and understand the cultural roles, values, traditions, and languages that influence children. This DVD teaches the early childhood educator how to do these things, and also includes specific strategies that are effective in working with English language learners, project work that can be used to develop social co

    View More...
  • Item #: 389
    Non-member price: 
    $11.00
    Member price: 
    $8.80
    Qty Discount: $9.35
    Add to cart
    Books
    By Michael Rosen, illustrated by Maris Turner

    Using everyday activities and household items, the book helps caregivers create literacy-rich experiences for pre-readers. Written to be shared between an eager new reader and their favorite grown-up, the book emphasizes simple, multi-sensory games, recipes, conversations, and actions to help a child learn to recognize, pronounce, and write the alphabet. Created by renowned children’s book author and educator Michael J. Rosen, the book offers proven ways to engage eager readers in activities that are adaptable to most situations, needs, and environments.

  • Item #: 342
    Non-member price: 
    $37.00
    Member price: 
    $29.60
    Qty Discount: $31.45
    Add to cart
    Books
    By Carollee Howes, Jason T. Downer, & Robert C. Pianta, eds.

    This comprehensive research volume will enhance the school readiness of young dual language learners. Providing invaluable insights needed to identify and strengthen factors that contribute to the development of English language proficiency and ensure a culturally responsive classroom environment, policy makers and administrators will have the foundational knowledge they need to promote and measure the progress of children learning two languages. From Brookes Publishing.

  • Item #: 278
    Non-member price: 
    $28.00
    Member price: 
    $22.40
    Qty Discount: $22.10
    Add to cart
    Books
    By Daniel R. Meier

    This book highlights the critical importance of integrating content and mechanics for successful and engaged writing at the kindergarten and primary level. Featuring the teaching philosophies and strategies of seven exemplary teachers and a discussion of relevant research and theory, Meier provides a fresh, practical, and much-needed perspective on making writing meaningful and effective in the current standards-based era. From Teachers College Press.

  • Item #: 8018
    Non-member price: 
    $40.00
    Member price: 
    $32.00
    Qty Discount: $34.00
    Add to cart
    Multimedia

    Our Family of Films shows how the rewards and pleasures triumph over the often challenging realities when introducing reading and books into the lives of babies. This DVD contains three videos:

    • Reading with babies (18 min.)
    • Leyendo con bebes (Spanish version of Reading with babies) (18 min.)
    • The Read to Me program (30 min.)

    Follows teen mothers and their babies as they participate in a series of workshops that brings together parents, babies, and books in important ways. From the Read to Me Program. 

  • Item #: 793
    Non-member price: 
    $33.00
    Member price: 
    $26.40
    Qty Discount: $28.05
    Add to cart
    Books
    By Linda Espinosa

    Grounded in real-life experiences and guided by rigorous research findings, this resource provides the tools and guidance practitioners need to meet the challenges of educating all young children. The author summarizes the latest scientific evidence on the development and school achievement of English language learners and children living in poverty to offer classroom and program recommendations. An invaluable tool for practicing teachers and policy makers alike. Copublished with Pearson.

  • Item #: 8052
    Non-member price: 
    $48.00
    Member price: 
    $38.40
    Qty Discount: $40.80
    Add to cart
    Multimedia

    Part 3 of the "Story in the Early Years" series

    "Story in the Early Years" involves collecting, connecting, and nurturing stories. Each DVD contains an introduction, stories from the classroom, illustrations of adults using different approaches to story-based teaching and learning, and a section on the next steps.

    View More...
  • Item #: 8050
    Non-member price: 
    $48.00
    Member price: 
    $38.40
    Qty Discount: $40.80
    Add to cart
    Multimedia

    Part 1 of the "Story in the Early Years" series

    "Story in the Early Years" involves collecting, connecting, and nurturing stories. Each DVD contains an introduction, stories from the classroom, illustrations of adults using different approaches to story-based teaching and learning, and a section on the next steps.

    Part 1: Befalling—collecting stories. How can we use questions to help children think about their stories? What are they trying to do with their stories?

    View More...
  • Item #: 8053
    Non-member price: 
    $129.00
    Member price: 
    $103.20
    Qty Discount: $109.65
    Add to cart
    Multimedia

    "Story in the Early Years" involves collecting, connecting, and nurturing stories. Each DVD contains an introduction, stories from the classroom, illustrations of adults using different approaches to story-based teaching and learning, and a section on the next steps.

    This set contains three DVDs

    Part 1: Befalling—collecting stories. How can we use questions to help children think about their stories? What are they trying to do with their stories?

    Part 2: Behappening

    Part 3: Becoming and Was 

    View More...