Language And Learning by James BrittonFor both teachers and parents, the implications of James Brittons now-classic work are profound. Language and Learning is the outcome of Brittons close observations as researcher, teacher, and parent of how children shape their individual visions of the world. Drawing on the theories of many thinkers, including Piaget and Vygotsky, the author provides a rich and moving account of how children learn to talk and the role of speech in cognitive development and in coping with the challenges of adolescence.
?Invitation to the first James Britton Memorial Lecture: Language and learning in the classroom
Britton, James N. Publication Timeline. Most widely held works about James N Britton. Most widely held works by James N Britton. Teaching and learning English worldwide by James Britton 15 editions published between and in English and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide This book contains historical studies of the teaching of English in thirteen different countries where English is a mother tongue language or a significant second, or in some cases, a third language. Language and learning by James Britton Book editions published between and in 6 languages and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide For both teachers and parents, the implications of James Britton's now classic work are profound. Language and learning is the outcome of Britton's close observations as researcher, teacher, and parent of how children shape their individual visions of the world.
From the moment children first speak and attach a sound to an object or a person, language plays a significant part in their development. Their speech is a means of communication - and yet the emphasis in this book is on the importance of speech to the children themselves. From the moment children first speak and attach a sound to an object or a person, language plays a significant and central part in their development. Their speech is, of course, a means of communication - and yet the emphasis in this book is on the importance of speech, not to their listeners, but to themselves. It shows, for example, that much of children's behaviour consists of doing what they have told themselves to do - that the world they see and act in is a world largely called into existence by words of their own speaking. Free Shipping In the UK.
James Nimmo Britton 18 May — 29 February was an influential British educator at the UCL Institute of Education whose theory of language and learning helped guide research in school writing, while shaping the progressive teaching of language, writing, and literature in both England and the United States after the Dartmouth Conference of Anglo-American English educators. Britton was born in Scarborough, England , on 18 May He graduated with a B. In , Britton left his teaching post to become education editor for the publishers John Murray of London. Record and Recall: A Cretan Memoir details an episode in his war experiences when he escaped being captured by German paratroopers who invaded the island of Crete where he helped to staff a radar station in
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