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The home-literacy environment (HLE) plays a vital role in language and literacy
development for all children before they enter kindergarten and throughout the rest of their
school years. Studies have shown that when children...
have been completely transformed and are irreversible. The ways in which ELLs from low SES
backgrounds interact and associate with the digital era was also addressed. The results of this
research will help educators yield a deeper appreciation...
school connection and the HLEs of these students are just some of the reasons for these
remarkable academic achievements.
This study did not collect data from any schools other than Dixie Sun Elementary. It
focused on ELLs in the...
assessment is to provide educators with a total proficiency score for use in their schools, districts,
and state, as mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Students will be assessed in the
four language acquisition modalities of...
considered more popular modes of receiving printed messages. If educators understand this
multimedia culture, and how students in the digital era interpret messages, they can use this
knowledge to build on students’ current interests and...
One of the co-authors of Treasures is Dr. Jana Echevarria, a professor of educational psychology
who specializes in bilingual education and is an expert in teaching ELLs. Echevarria (2005)
stated, “In order to tailor instruction appropriately,...
The purpose of this research project was to investigate whether the connection between
literacy achievement among English language learners (ELLs) from low socio-economic status
(SES) families and their home-literacy...
Questionnaires, language arts scores from end-of-level CRTs, UALPA scores, free and
reduced lunch data (Title I), and ethnographic case studies were used to examine the connections
between home-literacy environments and literacy...
ELL parents. Table 9 presents averages of ELL parents’ attitudes toward literacy. Both columns
1 and 2 were measured on a 4-point scale: do not like it at all = 1, it is okay = 2, I like it = 3, and
I love it = 4. In general, both sets of...
This chapter is outlined by first revisiting the problem and issues and why they are
important to this final discussion. Next, the similarities and differences between the results of
this study and that of others are...
for ELLs from low-SES backgrounds to succeed. There is a group of low-SES ELLs who have
managed to break through these barriers between home and school and have excelled
academically. The home visits conducted in this research have revealed the...
century students experience literacy, especially linguistically diverse students from low-SES
households. Nearly every parent marked they had a home computer with access to the Internet,
and more than half the students marked that they used...