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David K. Dickinson, Ed.D. Biography:

David K. Dickinson, Ed.D., Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives and Margaret Cowan Chair of Education, Peabody College of Education, Vanderbilt University, PMB 230, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, Tennessee 37203-5721

David K. Dickinson received his doctorate from Harvard University's Graduate School of Education after teaching elementary school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania while earning his master’s degree at Temple University. For over 30 years, he has studied early language and literacy development among children from low-income backgrounds. Using observational and intervention research, he has sought to understand factors that foster short- and long-term development of language and reading comprehension and to improve the quality of support children receive. He has co-authored the widely used preschool curriculum, Opening the World of Learning (OWL), co-authored three volumes of The Handbook of Early Literacy Research, authored or co-authored over 100 peer review articles and spoken to practitioner and research audiences around the world.

David K. Dickinson, Ed.D.'s Books

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  • Developing Early Comprehension

    ISBN: 978-1-59857-034-2


    How does early comprehension develop in young children, and how can we better prepare preschoolers to become successful readers? This important volume compiles today’s best research from more than two dozen literacy experts.

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  • Early Childhood Literacy

    ISBN: 978-1-59857-115-8


    More than 20 of the biggest names in early literacy research discuss best practices, using the landmark NELP Report as a starting point.

    Paperback $34.95 Qty:
  • Connecting Through Talk

    ISBN: 978-1-68125-231-5


    This book will provide practical guidance for fostering foundational language skill development in every young child

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