Spotlight on Young Children: Supporting Dual Language Learners (Paperback)
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.
This volume is part of NAEYC's best-selling Spotlight series―great resources for the college classroom and for staff development.