9780674645110

Other People's Words

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  • ISBN13:

    9780674645110

  • ISBN10:

    0674645111

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/25/1997
  • Publisher: Harvard Univ Pr

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Summary

obtuseness. She calls for the recruitment and training of "proactive" teachers who can assess and encourage children's progress and outlines specific intervention strategies.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: Literacy, Schools, and Society 1(9)
1. Nonliterate in an American City
10(6)
2. Jenny and Donny's World
16(24)
3. A World without Print
40(26)
4. Becoming Literate: Donny
66(33)
5. In Her Own Words: Jenny
99(34)
6. Print Enters the World of Donny and Jenny
133(11)
7. Who Reads and Writes in My World?
144(11)
8. Exclusion and Access
155(24)
9. The Complexities of Culture, Language, Literacy, and Cognition
179(24)
Appendix: Research Procedures and Stances 203(10)
Notes 213(16)
References 229(10)
Index 239

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