Differentiated instruction and literacy skill development in the preschool classroom

dc.contributor.advisor Carla A. Peterson
dc.contributor.author Brennan, Susan
dc.contributor.department Human Development and Family Studies
dc.date 2018-08-11T17:44:52.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T02:33:30Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T02:33:30Z
dc.date.copyright Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2008
dc.date.embargo 2013-06-05
dc.date.issued 2008-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>The promotion of emergent literacy skills is a focus for Head Start classrooms. Teachers must find a way to meet the needs of all the students in their classroom when promoting literacy skills. Through principals of differentiated instruction, teachers are able to meet the diverse learning needs of students in a format that creates a respectful, safe learning environment. The current study explored Head Start teachers use of differentiated instruction when promoting literacy skill development in the preschool classroom. Although findings indicate that the teachers are providing skill development activities in print recognition, phonological awareness, writing skill development and oral language, an underlying factor in classroom implementation is tied to teacher feelings of support, professional development and pre-service training programs</p>
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dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/etd/11129/
dc.identifier.articleid 2095
dc.identifier.contextkey 2807293
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/etd-180810-1221
dc.identifier.s3bucket isulib-bepress-aws-west
dc.identifier.submissionpath etd/11129
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/25335
dc.language.iso en
dc.source.bitstream archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/etd/11129/Brennan_iastate_0097E_10097.pdf|||Fri Jan 14 18:43:12 UTC 2022
dc.subject.disciplines Family, Life Course, and Society
dc.subject.keywords Differentiated
dc.subject.keywords Head Start
dc.subject.keywords Literacy
dc.title Differentiated instruction and literacy skill development in the preschool classroom
dc.type article
dc.type.genre dissertation
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thesis.degree.level dissertation
thesis.degree.name Doctor of Philosophy
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