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Journal Long Form
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Author, Analytic
Down, Lorna O; Warrican, S. J.; Spencer-Ernandez, J.
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Article Title
Exemplary teaching in the Caribbean : Experiences from early literacy classrooms.
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Journal Title
Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies
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Date of Publication
2008
Volume ID
33
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
p. 1 - 30
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Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to report the experiences and practices of 21 exemplary teachers participating in a project designed to train Caribbean teachers in literacy development. The training model used takes teachers away from many of the practices common to the Caribbean classroom and introduces them to less traditional approaches found to promote literacy in the early grades. This report tells of the struggles of these teachers as they faced the challenges of learning and implementing new ideas and eventually becoming exemplary in the promotion of literacy among their young students.....
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