TITLE

Promoting Literacy Development

AUTHOR(S)
COLEMAN, RHODA; GOLDENBERG, CLAUDE
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Education Digest;Feb2011, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A condensed reprint of the article "Promoting Literacy Development: Using Interactive & Direct Techniques, Classroom Teachers Can Help English Learners Develop Their English Reading & Writing Skills," by Rhoda Coleman and Claude Goldenberg, which was published in the Spring 2010 issue of "Kappa Delta Pi Record," is presented. The article provides recommendations to teachers on appropriate teaching methods to use in literacy development programs designed for limited English-proficient students.
ACCESSION #
57450670

 

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