Language and literacy

Pamela J Powell, Jennifer Prior

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


A newborn’s head cupped in the hands of a loving parent initiates the tender communication needed for later literacy skills. The child hears the utterings and intonations of the parent and learns the cadence and sounds of the native languages spoken.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMedia Rich Instruction
Subtitle of host publicationConnecting Curriculum to All Learners
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9783319001524
ISBN (Print)9783319001517
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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