Spotlight on Young Children: Supporting Dual Language Learners

Spotlight on Young Children: Supporting Dual Language Learners

Spotlight on Young Children series

Edited by Meghan Dombrink-Green and Holly Bohart

Published by: National Association for the Education of Young Ch

Imprint: The National Association for the Education of Youn

104 Pages, 8.38 x 10.88 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781938113130
  • Published: October 2014

$25.00

Engaging Dual Language Learner and Their Families Discover innovative ways to support young children who are dual language learners and their families. The articles in this collection emphasize supporting children’s home languages, partnering with families to further children’s language learning, and adjusting practice to meet the needs of diverse learners. Specific topics include ways educators can • Communicate with children and families from diverse cultures and language backgrounds • Engage young dual language learners in projects • Pair children to help them develop academic language and concepts • Implement a successful dual language program Included is a professional development guide with questions and activities to help readers reflect on current teaching practices and inspire them to incorporate new ones.