Improving Literacy by Teaching Morphemes
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Improving Literacy by Teaching Morphemes by Terezinha Nunes
Book DescriptionWith reports from several studies showing the benefits of teaching young children about morphemes, this book is essential reading for anyone concerned with helping children to read and write. By breaking words down into chunks of meaning that can be analyzed as complete units rather than as strings of individual letters, children are better able to make sense of the often contradictory spelling and reading rules of English. As a result, their enjoyment of learning about words increases, and their literacy skills improve. Written by leading researchers for trainee teachers, practising teachers and interested parents, this highly accessible and innovative book provides sound, evidence-based advice and materials that can be used to help teach children about morphemes, and highlights the beneficial effects of this approach.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415383134
(216mm x 138mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Terezinha Nunes
Children's Reading and Spelling, Paperback (January 2009)
This book extends models of early literacy, analyzing how children's reading and spelling skills develop throughout their school career.
Improving Literacy by Teaching Morphemes, Hardback (July 2006)
Breaking words down into units of meaning can help children with spelling where other techniques such as phonics can fail. This book outlines techniques for teaching about these morphemes, and highlights the potential benefits for literacy learning.
Teaching Mathematics to Deaf Children, Paperback (September 2004)
From an early age, deaf children excel in thinking about and remembering what they learn through visual spatial instruction. This strength in information processing can be used in the mathematics classroom to achieve better learning outcomes.
Learning and Teaching Mathematics, Paperback (December 1999)» View all books by Terezinha Nunes
Provides an account of recent and radically different research on teaching and learning mathematics which can have a far reaching effect on views about mathematical education.
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Author Biography - Terezinha Nunes
Terezinha Nunes is Professor of Educational Studies at the University of Oxford and Fellow of Harris-Manchester College, Oxford. Peter Bryant is Visiting Professor of Psychology at Oxford Brookes University, UK and Emeritus Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford.
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