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One Approach For The Role Of Rhyming Dictionaries In Developing Children's Language Proficiency And The Multimedia Technologies, Mimoza Priku, Josef Bushati, Ardiana Sula, Ledia Kashahu May 2014

One Approach For The Role Of Rhyming Dictionaries In Developing Children's Language Proficiency And The Multimedia Technologies, Mimoza Priku, Josef Bushati, Ardiana Sula, Ledia Kashahu

Jandrisevits Faculty Publications

In this study it will be addressed some matters concerning children's phonological development, focusing on the development of rhyming ability for the children. Speech means pure and clearly pronunciation. For linguistic development assistance of children it is need rhyming dictionaries. They help children as to the exact pronunciation spoken words by data phonemes related their composition, as well as to encourage them to recognize new close words, but not the same with them for the pronunciation. This method helps correct pronunciation on the one hand, while on the other hand promotes vocabulary enrichment. These dictionaries play a positive role ...


African American Literature: Books To Stoke Dreams, Jane M. Gangi, Aimee Ferguson Jan 2006

African American Literature: Books To Stoke Dreams, Jane M. Gangi, Aimee Ferguson

Education Faculty Publications

In addition to market forces, unconsciously damaging trends in many textbooks for teacher education have resulted in classroom trade book collections that represent children who are primarily white and middle class. While all children—whether from Argentina, Afghanistan, or Algeria—deserve to see themselves and their families in books, the focus of this article is on new publications that depict African Americans.

Teachers who are committed to learning all they can about multicultural literature and culturally and gender relevant pedagogy become agents of change.

Includes significant bibliography of Resources and list of Children’s Literature That Picture Children of African ...


Paul Laurence Who? Invisibility And Misrepresentation In Children's Literature And Language Arts Textbooks, Mary Jackson Scroggins, Jane M. Gangi Jan 2004

Paul Laurence Who? Invisibility And Misrepresentation In Children's Literature And Language Arts Textbooks, Mary Jackson Scroggins, Jane M. Gangi

Education Faculty Publications

This article is a call-and-response-type conversation between two women—educators, mothers, lovers of words—on the representation of books about children of color in literature and language arts textbooks for preservice teachers. Scroggins shares anecdotes on the experience and real-life effects of invisibility, misrepresentation, and underrepresentation; her comments are italicized. Gangi reviews select textbooks and booklists. Both comment on the state of multiculturalism in children's literature.

Parts of this article were presented at the conference "Color, Hair, and Bone: The Persistence of Race into the 21st Century," held at Bucknell University on September 27, 2002. Other parts are adapted ...


Chocolate Bunnies And Pork For Passover: The School And Home: A Symbiosis For Family Literacy, Karen C. Waters Oct 2003

Chocolate Bunnies And Pork For Passover: The School And Home: A Symbiosis For Family Literacy, Karen C. Waters

Education Faculty Publications

This article explores the literacy partnership between school and family when intergenerational stories are made public.


Language Studies- Where To Begin, Ralph L. Corrigan Jan 1974

Language Studies- Where To Begin, Ralph L. Corrigan

English Faculty Publications

The question in the minds of many teachers of language today is: where do I begin?