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Vivian Vasquez and Mariana Souto-ManningECEA Chair and Assistant Chair
- A Day of Early Childhood at the NCTE Annual Convention - Click here and join us!
- November 23, 2009: Young Children Learning in Diverse Communities: Language and Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers - A Day-Long Workshop. Click here to register.
Session: W.01 - 9:00 am to 3:30 pm 11/23/2009
Format: Day-Long Workshop
Room: Convention Center/Room 201B, Level 2 Topic: Other
In this workshop, ten early childhood educators will engage teachers in exploring issues and ideas to support language and literacy learning in preschools, kindergartens, and primary grades across cultural and linguistic communities.
Gloria Boutte, University of South Carolina, Columbia , 'Teaching African American English Speakers: Expanding Educators and Student Repertoires'
Anne Haas Dyson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Celia Genishi, Teachers College, Columbia University, 'Writing . . . Talking and Playing Between the Lines'
Maria Paula Ghiso, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia , 'Writing that Matters: Explorations in First Grade Authorship'
Susi Long, University of South Carolina, Columbia , 'Home and Community Literacies: Strategies for Learning about Children Beyond Schools'
Julia Lopez-Robertson, University of South Carolina, Columbia , 'Literature Circles: Inviting Critical Conversations in All Classrooms'
Mariana Souto-Manning, Teachers College, Columbia University and Vivian Vasquez, American University, Washington, DC
'Critical Literacies in Early Childhood Classrooms'
Dinah Volk, Cleveland State University, Ohio , 'Home and Community Literacies: Strategies for Learning about Children Beyond Schools'