Record Of Oral Language

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Record Of Oral Language New Edition Update New Edition

Author : Marie Clay
ISBN : 0325074577
Genre : Education
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Proficiency in oral language has long been considered important by teachers for self-expression and for communicating ideas. Children who are learning to speak English catch on to the rules: first by grasping the early structures then those of medium difficulty and finally those of greater difficulty. Awareness of features that will allow a learner to master a wide range of structural knowledge about English sentences should help teachers develop more powerful language programmes. This book describes a technique for recording and assessing change in children's oral language development. It was developed for research studies of young children from three ethnic groups but has been widely used in New Zealand, Australia, Britain, and the United States. Experience has shown that Record of Oral Language helps practising teachers to observe and understand changes in young children's language. The book is directed towards teachers who wish to do this. Young children's control of English is assumed to increase gradually over most of their school years. The changes occurring can be monitored through the use of this Record of Oral Language and of another assessment called Biks and Gutches, which you will find in a companion volume. Teachers could judge from either or both of these assessments which children have made poor, average, or good progress. These techniques are appropriate: for children of four to seven years of age with English as a mother tongue for up to five years after children begin to learn English as another language. Performance on these tasks can be used to select children for more intensive attention to oral language learning or to check what changes have occurred in children's language as a result of particular instruction. Change over time can be an important indicator of whether a particular child will know how to learn more about language for themselves in the future.
Category: Education

A Qualitative Approach To The Validation Of Oral Language Tests

Author : Anne Lazaraton
ISBN : 9780521002677
Genre : Education
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Language testers have generally come to recognize the limitations of traditional statistical methods for validating oral language tests. They have begun to consider more innovative approaches to test validation, approaches that promise to illuminate the assessment process itself, rather than just assessment outcomes (i.e., ratings). One such approach is conversation analysis (or CA), a rigorous empirical methodology developed by sociologists, which employs inductive methods in order to discover and describe the recurrent, systematic properties of conversation, including sequential organization, turn-taking, repair, preference structure, and topic management. CA offers a systematic approach for analysing spoken interaction from a qualitative perspective, allowing one to make observations about a stretch of talk while at the same time interacting with it. This book provides language testers with a background in the conversation analytic framework and a fuller understanding of what is entailed in using conversation analysis in the context of oral language test validation.
Category: Education

The Development Of A Modern Program In English

Author : National Education Association of the United States. Dept. of Supervisors and Directors of Instruction
ISBN : UVA:X030597053
Genre : English language
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Category: English language

Research In Young Children S Literacy And Language Development

Author : Olivia N. Saracho
ISBN : 9781351609562
Genre : Education
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The importance of the early years in young children’s lives and the rigid inequality in literacy achievement are a stimulating backdrop to current research in young children’s language and literacy development. This book reports new data and empirical analyses that advance the theory of language and literacy, with researchers using different methodologies in conducting their study, with both a sound empirical underpinning and a captivating analytical rationalization of the results. The contributors to this volume used several methodological methods (e.g. quantitative, qualitative) to describe the complete concept of the study; the achievement of the study; and the study in an appropriate manner based on the study’s methodology. The contributions to this volume cover a wide range of topics, including dual language learners; Latino immigrant children; children who have hearing disabilities; parents’ and teachers’ beliefs about language development; early literacy skills of toddlers and preschool children; interventions; multimodalities in early literacies; writing; and family literacy. The studies were conducted in various early childhood settings such as child care, nursery school, Head Start, kindergarten, and primary grades, and the subjects in the studies represent the pluralism of the globe – a pluralism of language, backgrounds, ethnicity, abilities, and disabilities. This book was originally published as a special issue of Early Child Development and Care.
Category: Education

Oral Language Across The Curriculum

Author : David Corson
ISBN : 090502897X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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There is no longer any doubt about the place that oral language has in problem solving, in developing literacy and the intellect, and in acquiring knowledge.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Visible Learning For Teachers

Author : John Hattie
ISBN : 1003024475
Genre : EDUCATION
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In November 2008, John Hattie's ground-breaking book Visible Learning synthesised the results of more thanfifteen years research involving millions of students and represented the biggest ever collection of evidence-based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning. Visible Learning for Teachers takes the next step and brings those ground breaking concepts to a completely new audience. Written for students, pre-service and in-service teachers, it explains how to apply the principles of Visible Learning to any classroom anywhere in the world. The author offers concise and user-friendly summaries of the most successful interventions and offers practical step-by-step guidance to the successful implementation of visible learning and visible teaching in the classroom. This book: links the biggest ever research project on teaching strategies to practical classroom implementation champions both teacher and student perspectives and contains step by step guidance including lesson preparation, interpreting learning and feedback during the lesson and post lesson follow up offers checklists, exercises, case studies and best practice scenarios to assist in raising achievement includes whole school checklists and advice for school leaders on facilitating visible learning in their institution now includes additional meta-analyses bringing the total cited within the research to over 900 comprehensively covers numerous areas of learning activity including pupil motivation, curriculum, meta-cognitive strategies, behaviour, teaching strategies, and classroom management. Visible Learning for Teachers is a must read for any student or teacher who wants an evidence based answer to the question; 'how do we maximise achievement in our schools?'
Category: EDUCATION

Emerging Partnerships

Author : David Wray
ISBN : 1853591092
Genre : Education
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This volume contains accounts of some of the most interesting recent research into language and literacy development. The papers included cover early language development, preschool literacy development, children's writing, oral classroom language, the relationships between reading and writing, the use of word-processors, and literacy outside the school context.
Category: Education

Early Reading Assessment

Author : Natalie Rathvon
ISBN : 1572309849
Genre : Education
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This indispensable resource offers a cutting-edge framework and practical tools for screening and assessing K-2 students at risk for reading problems. Provided are critical reviews of 42 specific measures, selected for optimal technical quality and presented in a clear, standardized format. Encapsulated are the scientific basis for each instrument; the components of reading acquisition measured; administration, scoring, and interpretation procedures; the instrument's psychometric soundness and usability; linkages to intervention; source; and cost. Detailed case examples drawn from the author's practice help the reader better understand the type of information generated by each measure and demonstrate how results can be written up in a variety of effective report formats.
Category: Education

The Elementary English Review

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ISBN : UCAL:B3369196
Genre : Activity programs in education
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The Language Arts In Elementary Schools

Author : Walter Thomas Petty
ISBN : UOM:39015070533545
Genre : English language
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The book, although addressed directly to the teacher, avoids excessive theorizing and offers numerous suggestions on the philosophy of language and its effects on the content of the language program in the different grades. The author understands the problem of creating an atmosphere in the classroom to stimulate a correct expression of language, while suggesting practical methods by which the most effective principles of emotion, learning, and evaluation can be applied in the formation of socially good language habits. This volume presents a program and procedure designed to promote the effective development of language expression habits as a means of communicating effectively with others.
Category: English language

Elementary English

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ISBN : NWU:35556004796769
Genre : English language
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Category: English language

Teaching Beginner Ells Using Picture Books

Author : Ana Lado
ISBN : 9781452279596
Genre : Education
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Picture your beginning ELLs reading their way to success! For beginning ELLs, a picture really is worth a thousand words! Picture books are useful tools for building important language and social foundations that students may miss through traditional instruction. Ana Lado provides all the tools you’ll need to engage ELLs of any age with picture books, including how to: Design lessons around picture books Select appropriate titles using specific criteria Incorporate fun and engaging strategies like singing and reenacting Access the book’s searchable online database to find the right book Integrate picture-book learning to facilitate development of English Language Proficiency
Category: Education

Doctoral Theses In Education

Author : University of Iowa
ISBN : IND:30000099766515
Genre : Dissertations, Academic
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Category: Dissertations, Academic