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Moffatt, Lyndsay; Heydon, Rachel; Iannacci, Luigi – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2019
Reading aloud to children is a ubiquitous practice in early childhood settings. While there are many recommendations for how educators should conduct these experiences, little research in the past decade has examined how read-alouds are actually accomplished. Using anthropological and sociological theories of learning, literacy and research, our…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Young Children, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Instruction
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Duggins, Shaunté; Acosta, Melanie M. – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2019
Within the last decade, two large reading reform efforts have directed state and local state school reading instruction, the Reading First Initiative (2002) and the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts (2010). These initiatives have heavily shaped literacy teaching and learning with a focus on disparity reduction in literacy…
Descriptors: Reading Aloud to Others, Common Core State Standards, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Rogers, Rebecca; Labadie, Meredith – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2018
Literacy researchers often include young children in the research process. Yet discussions about the complexities of gaining and keeping assent are often missing in research reports. In this paper, we report on our attempts to make the assent process, a typical requirement for Institutional Review Boards, an educative experience for children in a…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Young Children, Educational Research, Kindergarten
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Swain, Jon; Cara, Olga; Mallows, David – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2017
This paper reports findings from a mixed methods research project in 2011, which set out to examine the extent and nature of father and child shared home reading practices. There was a particular focus on exploring fathers' perceptions of their role in reading with their child, aged five years old. The research was commissioned by Booktrust and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fathers, Reading Aloud to Others, Preschool Children
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Robertson, Sarah-Jane L.; Reese, Elaine – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2017
This study aimed to examine which genres parents are reading to children and for themselves. Furthermore, it aimed to examine mothers' and fathers' shared reading strategies for different book genres in relation to children's language and literacy development. Parents shared a narrative and an expository book with their preschool-aged children.…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Reading Material Selection, Parents, Language Acquisition
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Gilkerson, Jill; Richards, Jeffrey A.; Topping, Keith J. – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2017
Early language development predicts later reading competence, but does reading to young children enhance the language interaction between them and their parents? Automatic assessment of language interaction now yields adult word counts, conversational turn counts and child vocalization counts. This study had 98 families return reading activity…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Language Acquisition, Young Children, Language Skills
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Kim, So Jung – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2016
In spite of the emphasis on the importance of social contexts in children's literacy development, there is still a startling scarcity of studies examining the role of peer relationships in preschool bilinguals' literary practices. This qualitative case study investigates how peer relationships and interactions among preschool, Korean-English…
Descriptors: Role, Peer Relationship, Preschool Children, Bilingualism
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Cohrssen, Caroline; Niklas, Frank; Tayler, Collette – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2016
In Australia, much emphasis in early childhood education is placed on the importance of supporting young children's literacy development, and book-reading occurs frequently during typical early-childhood education and care programmes. Reading a story to a child presents an opportunity for rich language-learning through reciprocal and extended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Discourse Analysis, Reading Strategies
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Forey, Gail; Besser, Sharon; Sampson, Nicholas – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2016
It has long been established that parents play a key role in educational achievement. In this paper, we examine parental involvement in children's foreign language learning and the goal of finding ways to support families as they help their children to acquire a foreign language. The study investigated the ways in which Hong Kong families do and…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Workshops
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Damber, Ulla – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2015
The enquiries in this study were directed towards the reading of children's literature in preschool with the aim of describing and analysing how read-alouds were carried out in 39 preschools in the northern and southern parts of Sweden. How often were read-alouds performed? How long were they? How was literature chosen? Who initiated the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Oral Reading, Reading Aloud to Others
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Hoffman, Jessica L.; Teale, William H.; Paciga, Kathleen A. – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2014
There is widespread agreement with in the field of early childhood education that vocabulary is important to literacy achievement and that reading aloud can support vocabulary growth. However, there are unexplored and significant problems with the ways we assess young children's vocabulary learning from read-alouds. This paper critically reviews…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Vocabulary Development, Language Acquisition, Reading Aloud to Others
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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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Edwards, Claire Maples – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2014
Maternal emergent literacy practices during shared-reading interactions with 18-36-month-old toddlers were examined. The investigation of emergent literacy behaviours of both mothers and toddlers investigated included the examination of phonological awareness and written language awareness. Participants included 15 mother-toddler dyads from middle…
Descriptors: Mothers, Reading Habits, Literacy, Reading Aloud to Others
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Chiong, Cynthia; DeLoache, Judy S. – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2013
One of the most common types of interaction between parents and their very young children is picture-book reading, with alphabet books being one of the most popular types of book used in these interactions. Here we report two studies examining alphabet letter learning by 30- to 36-month-old children in book-reading interactions with an adult. Each…
Descriptors: Alphabets, Picture Books, Young Children, Orthographic Symbols
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Kucirkova, Natalia; Messer, David; Whitelock, Denise – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2013
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of personalized books on parents' and children's engagement during shared book reading. Seven native English parents and their children aged between 12 and 33 months were observed at home when sharing a book made specifically for the child (i.e. a personalized book), a comparable book with no…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Reading Aloud to Others, Toddlers, Observation
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