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Starting school : young children learning cultures

Author: Liz Brooker
Publisher: Buckingham ; Philadelphia, PA : Open University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title traces the learning experiences of individual children from a poor inner-urban neighbourhood as they acquire the knowledge appropriate to their home culture and then take this knowledge to their reception class.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Liz Brooker
ISBN: 0335209335 9780335209330 0335209327 9780335209323
OCLC Number: 48144517
Description: xi, 190 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Learning cultures in All Saints' End --
2. Family values, and the value of families --
3. Learning how to learn at home --
4. School culture at All Saints' Primary --
5. Learning to be a pupil --
6. Linking home and school: learning to be a parent --
7. Outcomes: children's progress and achievements --
8. Understanding outcomes; changing practice.
Responsibility: Liz Brooker.

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Traces the experiences of children from a poor inner-urban neighbourhood - half of them from Bangladeshi families - as they acquire the knowledge appropriate to their home culture and then take this  Read more...
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"...a balanced, finely observed and elegantly written book. Liz Broker challenges us to move towards a jointly owned culture in the classroom and school through working with families and communities Read more...

 
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