Supporting the Literacy Development of Diverse Language Learners in Early Childhood Classrooms

About this resource
Reviewed: 2017

IEL Resource(s)

Online Resource(s)

Help! Kit for Grades Pre-K – 6
This kit for primary teachers from ESCORT can be downloaded from the web. It includes ideas for recommended teaching strategies, lesson plans, and materials.

The Combine Project: An Experience in a Dual-Language Classroom
This article, by Rebecca Wilson, from the Early Childhood Research and Practice journal describes what happened when a bilingual kindergarten class in West Liberty, Iowa, investigated a combine. The dual-language program supports content area instruction in both Spanish and English.

Additional Resource(s)

New Voices Nuevas Voces Guide to Cultural & Linguistic Diversity in Early Childhood
Dina C. Castro, Betsy Ayankoya, and Christina Kasprzak
Paul H. Brookes, 2011