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One Child, Two Languages: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators of Children Learning English as a Second Language, Second Edition
The New Voices ~ Nuevas Voces Guide to Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Early Childhood
NEW editionall the latest research & best practices!
As more and more dual language learners enter the school system, now's the ideal time for this second edition of the bestselling textbookessential for preparing SLPs and educators to work with young children who are bilingual or learning a second language.
This comprehensive, student-friendly text takes the popular first edition to the next level, enriching it with 6 years of new research and the latest guidance on best practices. Dispelling the many myths about dual language development, the expert authors arm future professionals with the information they need to support young bilingual children and their families, all while meeting Head Start's guidelines on cultural and linguistic responsiveness. Preservice professionals will get a solid foundation of knowledge to help them
Undergraduate and graduate students will also benefit from detailed profiles of dual language learners, definitions of key terms, and summary sections that juxtapose key points with their implications for effective practice.
With the clear information in this state-of-the-art textbookalso a valuable resource for in-practice SLPs and educatorsprofessionals will be ready to make informed decisions that help young dual language learners thrive, both at home and in the classroom.
296 pages / 7 x 10
2011 / $39.95
Table of Contents
Section I: Foundations
Section II: Understanding Bilingual and Second Language Development
Section III: Dual Language and Disorders