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Multicultural and Multilingual Literacy and Language: Contexts and Practices (Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy)

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Book News Annotation:

Twenty-seven American educators and researchers contribute 17 chapters illuminating ways in which educators and administrators might construct meaningful, challenging, and dynamic literacy and language learning communities in culturally- and linguistically- diverse classrooms. Coverage includes decisions about using language and texts, and structuring classroom contexts to promote literacy learning; teacher ideologies, motivation for changing beliefs and practices, and the potential positive impact on students' learning; students' perspectives on diversity and literacy; and family and community resources.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Within a clear conceptual framework, this book explores ways that teachers, reading specialists, administrators, and teacher educators can provide more effective literacy instruction to K-9 students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. Cutting-edge theory and research is interwoven with detailed case studies that bring to life the complexities of teaching in today's multicultural and multilingual classroom. Topics covered include:

*How and why culture matters in literacy instruction

*Drawing on students' multiple literacies in the classroom

*Motivating and engaging English-language learners

*Steps that teachers can take to heighten their cultural awareness and skills

*Tapping into family and community resources for literacy learning

About the Author

Fenice B. Boyd, PhD, is Associate Professor of Literacy Education in the Department of Learning and Instruction at the University at Buffalo/m-/State University of New York. She earned her doctorate from Michigan State University in Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy with a speciality in Literacy. Dr. Boyd's research centers on adolescents who struggle with literacy learning and schooling, students' responses to young adult and multicultural literature, and issues related to diversity in classrooms. At the University at Buffalo, she teaches master's and doctoral courses focused on reading comprehension research; adolescent literacy; language arts; young adult literature; and language, literacy, and culture.

Cynthia H. Brock, PhD, is Associate Professor of Literacy Studies in the Department of Educational Specialties at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her primary teaching interests include literacy instruction for children in the middle and upper elementary grades, literacy and diversity, and qualitative methods. Dr. Brock's primary research interests include studying the literacy learning of upper elementary children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. She also explores how to work with preservice and inservice teachers to foster the literacy learning of children from diverse backgrounds at the upper elementary level.

Mary S. Rozendal, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Literacy Education in the Department of Learning and Instruction at the University at Buffalo — State University of New York. She teaches literacy methods courses that center on instruction for students with disabilities, teacher collaboration in general and special education, and classroom discourse.

Table of Contents

I. Basic Map and Tools for Finding Mental Health Information Online

1. Why and How to Look Online

2. Knowing Where to Look Online

II. Getting Answers to Your Professional Questions

3. Finding Disorders, Subspecialities, Clinical, and Treatment Information Online

4. Locating Employment Opportunities through the Web

5. Online Education and Continuing Education Resources

6. Networking with Other Professionals Online

7. Researching Online: References and Databases

8. Professional Associations, Issues, and Ethics Online

9. Book Publishers, Bookstores, and Journals Online

10. Finding and Downloading Software Online

11. Online Therapy (E-Therapy) and Behavior

III. Patient Education Resources

12. General Consumer-Oriented Resources on the Web

13. Online Consumer Discussion and Support Groups

IV. Appendices

A. Glossary of Terms

B. Further Reading

C. How to Get Online

D. Creating Your Own Web ResourceI. Basic Map and Tools for Finding MI. Basic Map and Tools for Finding Mental Health Information Online

1. Why and How to Look Online

2. Knowing Where to Look Online

II. Getting Answers to Your Professional Questions

3. Finding Disorders, Subspecialities, Clinical, and Treatment Information Online

4. Locating Employment Opportunities through the Web

5. Online Education and Continuing Education Resources

6. Networking with Other Professionals Online

7. Researching Online: References and Databases

8. Professional Associations, Issues, and Ethics Online

9. Book Publishers, Bookstores, and Journals Online

10. Finding and Downloading Software Online

11. Online Therapy (E-Therapy) and Behavior

III. Patient Education Resources

12. General Consumer-Oriented Resources on the Web

13. Online Consumer Discussion and Support Groups

IV. Appendices

A. Glossary of Terms

B. Further Reading

C. How to Get Online

D. Creating Your Own Web Resourceental Health Information Online

1. Why and How to Look Online

2. Knowing Where to Look Online

II. Getting Answers to Your Professional Questions

3. Finding Disorders, Subspecialities, Clinical, and Treatment Information Online

4. Locating Employment Opportunities through the Web

5. Online Education and Continuing Education Resources

6. Networking with Other Professionals Online

7. Researching Online: References and Databases

8. Professional Associations, Issues, and Ethics Online

9. Book Publishers, Bookstores, and Journals Online

10. Finding and Downloading Software Online

11. Online Therapy (E-Therapy) and Behavior

III. Patient Education Resources

12. General Consumer-Oriented Resources on the Web

13. Online Consumer Discussion and Support Groups

IV. Appendices

A. Glossary of Terms

B. Further Reading

C. How to Get Online

I. Basic Map and Tools for Finding Mental Health Information Online

1. Why and How to Look Online

2. Knowing Where to Look Online

II. Getting Answers to Your Professional Questions

3. Finding Disorders, Subspecialities, Clinical, and Treatment Information Online

4. Locating Employment Opportunities through the Web

5. Online Education and Continuing Education Resources

6. Networking with Other Professionals Online

7. Researching Online: References and Databases

8. Professional Associations, Issues, and Ethics Online

9. Book Publishers, Bookstores, and Journals Online

10. Finding and Downloading Software Online

11. Online Therapy (E-Therapy) and Behavior

III. Patient Education Resources

12. General Consumer-Oriented Resources on the Web

13. Online Consumer Discussion and Support Groups

IV. Appendices

A. Glossary of Terms

B. Further Reading

C. How to Get Online

D. Creating Your Own Web ResourceD. Creating Your Own Web Resource

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572309616
Editor:
Boyd, Fenice B.; Brock, Cynthia H.; Rozendal, Mary S.
Editor:
Rozendal, Mary S.
Editor:
Boyd, Fenice B.
Editor:
Brock, Cynthia H.
Editor:
Rozendal, Mary S.
Editor:
Boyd, Fenice B.; Brock, Cynthia H.; Rozendal, Mary S.
Author:
Rozendal, Mary S.
Author:
Boyd, Fenice B.
Author:
Brock, Cynthia H.
Editor:
Brock, Cynthia H.
Publisher:
Guilford Publications
Subject:
Aims & Objectives
Subject:
Multicultural Education
Subject:
Language arts
Subject:
Literacy
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Subject:
Multicultural education -- United States.
Subject:
Sociolinguistics -- United States.
Subject:
Education-Multicultural
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy
Publication Date:
20031231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
338
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
from 5 to 14

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Within a clear conceptual framework, this book explores ways that teachers, reading specialists, administrators, and teacher educators can provide more effective literacy instruction to K-9 students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. Cutting-edge theory and research is interwoven with detailed case studies that bring to life the complexities of teaching in today's multicultural and multilingual classroom. Topics covered include:

*How and why culture matters in literacy instruction

*Drawing on students' multiple literacies in the classroom

*Motivating and engaging English-language learners

*Steps that teachers can take to heighten their cultural awareness and skills

*Tapping into family and community resources for literacy learning

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