Spotlight on Young Children

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Pub Date: 10/31/2014

Pages: 104

Trim: 8 x 11

Publisher: National Association for the Education of Young Ch

Imprint: The National Association for the Education of Youn

ISBN 13: 9781938113130

ISBN 10: 1938113136

Price: $25.00

Category: EDUCATION / Preschool & Kindergarten

Spotlight on Young Children

By Meghan Dombrink-Green, Holly Bohart

Price: $25.00

Format:

Paperback

About the Book

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.

About the Book

Offers practical ways to support young dual language learners and their families. Addresses communicating, using technology, pairing children, and more.

Author

Meghan Dombrink-Green received her master's from Johns Hopkins University and served as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant to Cyprus. She is an associate editor at NAEYC.

Holly Bohart is senior editor in Books and Related Resources at NAEYC. She formerly taught in special education early childhood programs.Holly Bohart is senior editor in Books and Related Resources at NAEYC. She formerly taught in special education early childhood programs.