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Literacy Learning from a Multicultural Perspective (Literacy Learning Outside the Classroom)

The article finds that many immigrant parents (from China, Iran, and India) and their children oppose diametrically many aspects of emergent literacy. The article discusses major differences in beliefs about teaching and learning related to accuracy/precision, focus of control, assessment/accountability, expectations, and rote memorization.

  • Author/Creator: Anderson, Jim, Gunderson, Lee
  • Date Published: Mar
  • Journal/Secondary Title: Reading Teacher
  • Number: 6
  • Volume: 50
  • Year: 1997

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