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Print Literacy Development

Uniting Cognitive and Social Practice Theories

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$35.50 • £28.95 • €32.00

ISBN 9780674022546

Publication Date: 09/01/2006


218 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

6 line illustrations


  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. To Learn to Read and Write: Students Who Fail and Succeed
  • 2. The LPALS Study
  • 3. How Does Print Literacy Develop?
  • 4. Literacy as Social Practice
  • 5. Print Literacy as Cognitive Skill Development
  • 6. The Seeming Incommensurability of the Social and the Cognitive
  • 7. Print Literacy Development through a Widened Lens
  • 8. The Course of Print Literacy Development in and out of School
  • 9. Signs and Symbols: Research Implications for Best Practice
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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