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Published: 24 October 2019

704 Pages


ISBN: 9780190318567

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Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education 3E

Third Edition

Janet Fellowes and Grace Oakley

  • Comprehensive coverage from ages 0-8, with a focus on 4-8
  • Emphasis on oral language, particularly important in early childhood
  • Closely linked to the Australian Curriculum (AC) and Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)
  • Pedagogical features such as Children's Literature examples and 'Pause and Reflect' questions encourage engagement and enhance learning

New to this Edition:

  • New chapter on Children's Literature with an emphasis on the Australian Curriculum, including the role of children's literature in teaching general capabilities such as intercultural understanding.
  • Updated chapter on digital technologies and literacy in the early years (Chapter 24) to take into account ongoing developments in digital technologies.
  • All chapters updated with new references to international research.
  • Covers new trends in literacy education such as visual literacy, multimodal and digital literacy.

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