Articles

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Common Core, Commonplaces, and Community in Teaching Reading (with Susan B. Neuman), Reading Teacher (2013)

Joseph Schwab, a curriculum theorist, described four commonplaces, or universals, of teaching: content, students, milieu...

 

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Helping Children Become More Knowledgeable Through Text (with Susan B. Neuman), Reading Teacher (2012)

With the adoption of the Common Core State Standards, curriculum resources are shifting from an...

 

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More Than Teachable Moments: Enhancing Oral Vocabulary Instruction in Your Classroom (with Susan B. Neuman), Reading Teacher (2012)

This article describes both the benefits and the challenges of using 'teachable moments' as a...

 

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Effects of a Brief but Intensive Remedial Computer Intervention in a Sub-Sample of Kindergartners with Early Literacy Delays (with Verna A C. Van der Kooy-Hofland • and Adriana G. Bus), Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal (2012)

Living Letters is an adaptive game designed to promote children's combining of how the proper...

 

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A Typology for Observing Children's Engagement with eBooks at Preschool (with Karen Burstein and Byeong-Keun You), Journal of Interactive Online Learning (2012)

This research reports a two-phase descriptive study of young children's engagement with ebooks conducted in...

 

Books

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Oral Language and Early Literacy in Preschool: Talking, Reading, and Writing (with Patton O. Tabors and Lisa A. Lenhart) (2009)
 

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Designing professional development in literacy : a framework for effective instruction (with Catherine A. Rosemary and Leslie K. Landreth), Catherine A. Rosemary (2007)

This highly practical guide is grounded in the authors' experience setting up and running a...

 

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Nurturing Knowledge (with Susan B. Neuman, Tanya S. Wright, and Lisa Lenhart) (2007)
 

Contributions to Books

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Every Teacher Learning: Professional Development Design in P–3 Literacy Practice, Handbook of Research-Based Practice in Early Education (2013)
 

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Print to pixel: Foundations of an e-book instructional model in early literacy (with Karen Burstein), Technology as a Support for Literacy Achievements for Children at Risk (2013)
 

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Four Play Pedagogies and a Promise for Children's Learning (with James Christie), Knowledge development in early childhood : sources of learning and classroom implications (2012)
 

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Three decades in: Priming for meta-analysis in play-literacy research (with James F. Christie, Sarah Widman, and Allison Holding), Early Childhood Literacy (2012)
 

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ebook as a learning object in an online world (with Jeremy Brueck), Multimedia and literacy development : improving achievement for young learners (2009)
 

Book Reviews

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Play's Potential in Early Literacy Development (with James F. Christie), Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development (2009)
 

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First Principles for Early Grades Reading Programs in Developing Countries (with Dorothy Strickland, Janeen Haase, and Sakil Malik) (2009)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) program is...

 

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The State of State Prekindergarten Standards in 2003 (with Susan B. Neuman, Carol Vukelich, and Douglas Clements) (2003)

Currently, an increasing number of states support school readiness programs, recognizing that high quality early...

 

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Creating Connections, Building Constructions: Language, Literacy, and Play in Early Childhood (2000)

In these politically charged times of early literacy initiatives, position statements, and education reform, talk...