How do I effectively implement a balanced literacy program with emergent students? Both young students and English Language Leaners.
How do Knowledge Building Theory and Transformative Theories support or negate Balanced Literacy?
A Coggle Diagram about Key Issues (Cultural, Time, Administration, Buy in, English Language Learners and Pressure of skill building), Rationale (Applicable to my practice, Current disconnect in schools, Understanding Balanced Literacy from a research standpoint. and Understanding how The Learning Sciences and Learning Theories support or negate Balanced Literacy), Critical Analysis ( (Knowledge Building Theory), Transformative Theory and Other Theories?), Implications (Skill development, Other? and Practicality), (Whole Language focuses on meaning and strategy instruction, Phonics focuses on developing phonemic and graphemic awareness. and The goal of Balanced Literacy is to provide the strongest elements and provide a balance between Whole Language and Phonics.) and Research ( (Second Language Writing Research: Perspectives on the Process of Knowledge Construction- Mastuda, P., Silva, T., and Mahwah, N.J., Reading Instruction That Works: The Case for Balanced Teaching- Michael Pressley, Inside Out- Teacher Research and Knowledge (Language and Literacy Series) by Marilyn Cochran-Smith and The Cambridge handbook of the learning sciences (1st ed). Sawyer 2006) and ())