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This new edition of the much-loved Handbook of Early Childhood Literacy has been revised and updated to retain its cutting-edge focus on emergent and important areas of research. This comprehensive and ground-breaking work guides the reader through current social, cultural and historical analysis on a global scale. The new edition contains a greater range of methodologies, and chapters on: - Space and literacy - Disabilities and early childhood literacy - Digital literacies - Indigenous literacy - Play and literacy - Policy In the Handbook, readers will find coverage of all the key topics in early childhood literacy, including perspectives; literacy in families, communities and cultures; making meaning; literacy in preschool settings and schools, and various research methodologies. The exceptional list of contributors offers in-depth expertise in their respective areas of knowledge. This Handbook is essential for BA QTS students; MEd in Literacy students; PhD students; undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD students; researchers, and literacy-centre personnel. Anyone involved in Early Years education and teaching reading and writing will find it illuminating.

Recent Trends in Research on Young Children's Authoring
Recent trends in research on young children's authoring
Deborah WellsRowe

My goal in this chapter is to identify the growing edge of twenty-first century research on early childhood authoring. For the purposes of this review, I have selected studies that investigate young children's writing, often in conjunction with oral, visual, and embodied modes of representing meanings. Building from earlier reviews of the topics, theoretical vantage points, and analytic methods used to explore early childhood writing (Rowe, 2003, 2009; Yaden, Rowe, and MacGillivray, 2000), this chapter focuses on the shifts and changes that constitute our field's forward movement. As such, this chapter is both historical and forward-looking. While research is sometimes described as hierarchical, with new insights building incrementally from ...

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