Spotlight on Young Children: Supporting Dual Language Learners (Paperback)

Spotlight on Young Children: Supporting Dual Language Learners By Meghan Dombrink-Green (Editor), Holly Bohart (Editor) Cover Image

Spotlight on Young Children: Supporting Dual Language Learners (Paperback)

By Meghan Dombrink-Green (Editor), Holly Bohart (Editor)

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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.

This volume is part of NAEYC's best-selling Spotlight series―great resources for the college classroom and for staff development.

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.
Product Details ISBN: 9781938113130
ISBN-10: 1938113136
Publisher: National Association for the Education of You
Publication Date: October 31st, 2014
Pages: 104
Language: English