EDLA 476 - Where to start
Designed as the capstone course for the Elementary Language Arts minors. This course explores the use of the authoring cycle to support reading, writing, and inquiry as the foundation of an integrated elementary curriculum. Techniques to assist children in formulating questions, evaluating sources, and presenting findings are included. Emphasizes collaborative learning and community support within the classroom.
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Calsidyrose. (2010). Compass Study [photo]. CC. Retrieved from
This reference book might be helpful: The Blackwell Handbook of Language Development
Research Topic possibilities: The 2013 What's Hot, What's Not Literacy Survey.
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Cassidy, J., & Grote-Garcia, S. (2012). Defining the Literacy Agenda: Results of the 2013 What's Hot, What's Not Literacy Survey. Reading Today, 30(1), 9-12
New Book: Learning the Hard Way: Masculinity, Place and the Gender Gap in Education