The Education of Young Dual-Language Learners

An Overview

Authored by: Robert Rueda , David B. Yaden JR.

Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children

Print publication date:  August  2012
Online publication date:  January  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415884341
eBook ISBN: 9780203841198
Adobe ISBN: 9781136897023

10.4324/9780203841198.ch10

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Abstract

The focus of this chapter is on the education of young, preschool-age, dual language learners in the area of literacy in particular. Our focus on this group is driven by the rapid demographic changes in American public schools, and the focus on literacy is driven by the strong relationship of early literacy to later academic outcomes. In an earlier version of this chapter (Rueda & Yaden, 2006), a comprehensive view of work prior to 2006 was provided; therefore, in this update we focus most heavily on research and developments since that time.

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