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Home-literacy environment (HLE): The literacy experiences in the home in which a
child participates and observes before formal reading and writing instruction. It also refers to the
continued literacy experiences a child is exposed to at...
When children enter school, they bring an array of experiences and background
knowledge to the classroom as they try to understand their new world of learning in the academic
world away from home. In terms of literacy,...
community and family settings are valued in the development of literacy among students who are
not identified with the dominant culture. Factors such as language, culture, ethnicity, and socio-economic
status explain patterns of student...
deprived of learning because of their social isolation and lack of interaction, which affected their
overall cognitive functioning. As a result, Vygotsky set out to transform education in Russia by
creating new pedagogical styles that would...
students. Unfortunately, there is a connection between the number of students who qualify for
Title I services and “children who are failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet state academic
standards” (USDOE, 2010b). Schools that have at...
of how Purcell-Gates (1995) provided reading intervention for Donny in exchange for
documentation and careful examination of literacy development through the social and cultural
perspectives of a family from the “white underclass, a minority...
one in which parents may still value literacy and their children’s education; however, they are
less educated and engage in fewer literacy activities in the home. Students from literacy-oriented
communities have proven to be more prepared for...
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,...
English language proficiency and literacy skills, and were based on a 5-point scale: pre-emergent
= 1, emergent = 2, intermediate = 3, advanced = 4, and fluent = 5.
Student Participant Selection Based on CRT and UALPA Scores
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...
perspective about the HLEs of ELLs from low-SES families. The instruments used to collect
data for this study are located in Appendices A through D.
The tasks that were completed in sequential order to accomplish the purpose of the...
and a mix of English and Spanish to their parents. Alma’s mom recognizes the value of acquiring
two languages and has learned English through her children. She has also learned English
through her job and finds it an asset to speak English...
Quantitative Data: Language and Literacy in the School
All of the high ELLs preferred to speak only English with their peers at school. More
than half of low ELLs preferred to speak both English and Spanish (see Table 6). The majority of
column 2, the averages of parents visiting the public library was measured on a 4-point scale:
never = 1, once per year = 2, once per month = 3, once per week = 4. Parents of high ELLs go to
the family center more often and are 69% more likely...
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...
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...
English classes. Parents with low-literate children spoke only their native Spanish during the
home visit interview and never mentioned that they were learning English. All parents
interviewed for the home visits were either from Mexico or...