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Language Arts Podcasts: "Conversation Currents," July 2013 - Previous Revision

July 2013:
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Conversation Currents: Learning from Families and Communities (40:45)
Catherine Compton-Lilly and Eve Gregory

Catherine Compton-Lilly, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Eve Gregory, from the University of London, share their latest research involving family members, communities, and the uncovering of varied literacy practices sprinkled throughout homes, faith-based organizations, and community centers. They talk about the reciprocal nature of children’s literacy learning and how what is learned at home comes into school, and what is learned in school also shows up for the children as they interact with family members at home.

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