Competency and creativity in language arts a multiethnic focus by Nancy Hansen-Krening

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .

Written in English

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  • Minorities -- Education -- Language arts.,
  • Competency based education -- United States.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

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StatementNancy Hansen-Krening.
SeriesAddison-Wesley series in education
LC ClassificationsLC3731 .H227
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
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Open LibraryOL4730472M
ISBN 100201028026
LC Control Number78018632

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Creative Connections can be used as a reference guide, or as a resource for planning arts activities and experiences. Use.

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