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OP 19. Weaving Possibilities: Rethinking Metaphors for Early Literacy Development

By: Anne Haas Dyson
Publication: National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy Occasional Paper
Date: 1990

Summary: Dyson argues that we must attend not only to the vertical "scaffolding" of young children's efforts but also to the horizontal "weaving" of their diverse intentions and resources.

 

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