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Duursma, Elisabeth – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2014
Bookreading has proven to be beneficial for children's language and literacy development (e.g. Bus, Van Ijzendoorn and Pellegrini, 1995; Fletcher and Reese, 2005; Mol and Bus, 2011a). Families in Western countries are often advised to read to their young children, and many parents appear to be aware of the positive effects of bookreading. However,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parents, Reading Habits, Parent Influence
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Deunk, Marjolein I.; Berenst, Jan; de Glopper, Kees – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2013
In this paper, we analyse one aspect of home-school book sharing, namely the activity of borrowing a book. We describe how the borrowing activity is accomplished in daily practice in two Dutch preschools and which emergent literacy practices can be embedded in this routine. We followed fifteen children, aged from two years to four years, and…
Descriptors: Interaction, Emergent Literacy, Teacher Student Relationship, Family School Relationship