Cultural Pedagogy and Bridges to Literacy: Home and Kindergarten

Korat, Ofra
June 2001
Early Childhood Education Journal;Summer2001, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p225
Academic Journal
This paper presents five key aspects of “cultural pedagogy theory”: social interactions, self-identity, externalization of inner thought, educational institutions, and narratives. These are viewed as critical vehicles to fostering the child's literacy development in early childhood, among other things. Within this sociocognitive theoretical frame work great importance has been assigned to the cooperative link between the young child's two primary worlds: the home and the kindergarten.


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