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Early Literacy: The Empowerment of Technology

Jean M. Casey

Casey's critically acclaimed work is revised here with the latest research and software developments that help you strengthen early literacy through the use of talking computers. Filled with exciting research results and anecdotal proof of the effectiveness of new teaching methods for the twenty-first century, it shows you how to boost literacy, especially among those with learning disabilities or oral/hands-on learning styles, as well as ESL students.

Computers are being integrated in early literacy classrooms nationwide and around the world. Learn how you can use computers effectively to boost student learning and achievement in your classroom. Filled with exciting information, this book shows you how your classroom can become a part of meaningful literacy projects with other classrooms throughout the world. It also presents the important global research information needed by political teams, school boards, administrators, superintendents, and all parties involved in the vital decision-making process surrounding technology implementation. This revised edition of Casey's critically-acclaimed work includes data on how computers make a difference in the classroom as well as information on software that has been used successfully with children learning English as a second language.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • Publish Date: May 15th, 2000
  • Pages: 198
  • Language: English
  • Edition: Revised -
  • Dimensions: 10.00in - 6.72in - 0.55in - 1.04lb
  • EAN: 9781563088650
  • Categories: Library & Information Science - GeneralTeaching - Subjects - Reading & PhonicsLanguage Experience Approach

About the Author

Casey, Jean M.: -

JEAN M. CASEY is Professor of Education, California State University, Long Beach. She has published numerous articles on technology and learning and is a nationally known speaker and consultant on the topic.

Praise for this book

"Review of previous edition: Casey provides clear evidence that the talking computer can help young readers and writers during their early literacy development...The book is well written, includes a solid foundation of historical and research information."-Emergency Librarian
"Review of previous edition: Loaded with research findings and case studies, this is a fascinating read for educators and parents."-Amazon.com
"Review of previous edition: This book will be useful to anyone interested in elementary language acquisition and literacy programs...Recommended."-Technology Connection
"Review of previous edition: With emphasis on empowerment, advocacy, and involvement, Casey shows educators how to use technology to build literacy and encourage learning in elementary students."-School Library Media Quarterly
"Jean Casey understands that young children ages 2-6, rich or poor, can be taught to read and write fluently. Her knowledge and use of computers and technology as a tool is unequaled to anything else I have read."-Richard J. Riordan, Mayor, City of Los Angeles
"Review of previous edition: Shows Classroom teachers how certain technologies could add new dimensions to their literacy programs. Administrators will find the information and ideas in the book useful for building school improvement plans."-Emergency Librarian
?Review of previous edition: Loaded with research findings and case studies, this is a fascinating read for educators and parents.?-Amazon.com
?Review of previous edition: This book will be useful to anyone interested in elementary language acquisition and literacy programs...Recommended.?-Technology Connection
?Review of previous edition: With emphasis on empowerment, advocacy, and involvement, Casey shows educators how to use technology to build literacy and encourage learning in elementary students.?-School Library Media Quarterly
?Jean Casey understands that young children ages 2-6, rich or poor, can be taught to read and write fluently. Her knowledge and use of computers and technology as a tool is unequaled to anything else I have read.?-Richard J. Riordan, Mayor, City of Los Angeles
?Review of previous edition: Shows Classroom teachers how certain technologies could add new dimensions to their literacy programs. Administrators will find the information and ideas in the book useful for building school improvement plans.?-Emergency Librarian
?Review of previous edition: Casey provides clear evidence that the talking computer can help young readers and writers during their early literacy development...The book is well written, includes a solid foundation of historical and research information.?-Emergency Librarian