Validating language experience approach

This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia's quality standards.The specific problem is: Explanations of the method are mixed up with fragments of history.It often is suggested that the teacher should provide some type of common experience that will inspire students to express their thoughts utilizing any prior experience they might have had relating to the particular topic of choice.Examples of these experiences could include a trip to the beach, planting seeds, the necessity to prepare for a class party or even a visit to the dentist or doctor.

The language experience approach can be traced back to the work of Ashton-Warner (1963) and Paulo Freire (1972) with underprivileged children and adults.There is no clear explanation of the approach itself The Language Experience Approach (LEA) is a method for teaching literacy based on a child's existing experience of language.Some of the components of the LEA were used in the 1920s, and this approach to initial literacy has been more widely used for the past thirty years.By Delma I first read about the language experience approach (LEA) as an undergraduate in the education program.The foundation of the language experience approach is the students’ own experiences being written and read as dictated to the teacher verbatim, with no editing.The way validity is conceptualized determines the scope and the nature of validity investigations and hence the methods to gather evidence.

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