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Language Development: A Reader for Teachers (2nd Edition)

Language Development: A Reader for Teachers (2nd Edition)
Author: Brenda Miller Power - Ruth Shagoury Hubbard
ISBN 13: 9780130940636
ISBN 10: 130940631
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Merrill Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2001-10-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $69.20

Written for elementary school teachers, this textbook anthology offers guidance in understanding language development and collecting and analyzing data in the classroom. It provides historical perspectives exemplified by landmark studies, discuses verbal communication in schools, and details socio-cultural and personal perspectives. The contributors include linguists, psychologists, and educators like Rice, Piaget, Chomsky, Halliday, Newkirk, Schardt, Christensen, Ostrow, and Berube. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)