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Creative literacy in action

Creative literacy in action

: Birth through age nine

by Janet L Towell, Katherine C Powell, Susannah L Brown
31st January, 2017

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Featuring a holistic approach that integrates literacy, educational psychology, and the arts, this early literacy textbook provides creative strategies and activities to help you meet the needs of diverse learners, birth through age nine. Comprehensive, yet written in a conversational style, it presents ideas to use as a springboard for developing your own unique style and method of literacy instruction. Sample activities by age groups facilitate a flexible foundation of curriculum design. Chapter features -- including Lesson Ideas, Vignettes, Diverse Learners, Brain Briefs, Literacy Assessment, and Teacher Toolbox -- reinforce concepts, illustrate theories, and offer practical teaching examples. With this text, you'll learn how to support and inspire children on their journeys to becoming lifelong readers and writers. Janet Leigh Towell, Ed.D is Professor of Reading/Language Arts & Children's Literature in the Department of Teaching and Learning, Florida Atlantic University, and Professor, Emerita at the California State University, Stanislaus. Her teaching and research interests include family literacy, bilingual education, multicultural education, global literacy, and integrated reading & arts curriculum development. Dr. Towell was winner of the Constance McCullough Award from the International Reading Association for her project, Promoting Literacy in Jamaican Schools, and the Outstanding Article Award from the Journal of Reading Education. She has published widely on topics ranging from vocabulary development to children's literature to preschool literacy to ethnicity in literature. She is former Editor-in-Chief of The California Reader. She has published articles in The Reading Teacher, Kappa Delta Pi Record, Reading Today, The Journal of Reading Education, and others.

Details & Specs

Author: Janet L Towell Katherine C Powell Susannah Brown


Publisher: Wadsworth


Format: Paperback


ISBN: 9781285171272


Publication Date: 31st January, 2017


Pages: 287


Dimensions: 277 x 217 x 16 mm


Notes: Colour Illustrations


Availability: Available, usually dispatched within 3 days


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