Symbolic World of the Bilingual Child: Digressions on Language Acquisition, Culture and the Process of Thinking
Nowak-Fabrykowski, Krystyna. College of Education and Human Services, Teacher Education and Professional Development
Shkandrij, Myroslav, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Manitoba
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Immigrant children; Bilingualism; Education, Bilingual; Language acquisition; Cognition in children; Cognition and culture; Acculturation; Symbolism (Psychology) in children;
Explores the relationship between language acquistion and the construction of a symbolic world in bilingual, immigrant children and how this affects literacy and cognitive development in these children.
Krystyna Nowak-Fabrykowski and Miroslav Shkandrij. "The Symbolic World of the Bilingual Child: Digressions on Language Acquisition, Culture and the Process of Thinking" in Journal of Instructional Psychology. 31:4, 284-292