New Book on ELL Children

The Guilford Press is releasing a new book edited by Marilyn Shatz and  Louise C. Wilkinson called: The Education of English Language Learners: Research to Practice. Lisa Bedore, Karin Boerger, and I have a chapter in it focusing on semantic development in bilinguals. Here’s a list of the chapter titles and authors (we think we’re in good company and we’re looking forward to seeing the book in print):

Introduction, Marilyn Shatz and Louise C. Wilkinson

I. Early Language Experience and School Readiness

1. The Brain and Language Acquisition: Variation in Language Knowledge and Readiness for Education, Barbara T. Conboy

2. The Process of Acquiring a First and Second Language, Kathryn Kohnert and Giang Pham

3. Language Choice and Competence: Code Switching and Issues of Social Identity in Young Bilingual Children, Iliana Reyes and Susan M. Ervin-Tripp

II. Language and Literacy Principles and Practices in School

4. Ways to Words: Learning a Second-Language Vocabulary, Lisa M. Bedore, Elizabeth D. Peña, and Karin Boerger

5. The Role of Phonology in Orthographically Different Languages, Ellen H. Newman

6. Bilingualism and Cognitive Linkages: Learning to Read in Different Languages, Ellen Bialystok and Kathleen F. Peets

7. Learning English as a Second Language, Maria Estela Brisk

III. Assessment and Interaction: Working with Children and Families

8. Communicative Repertoires and English Language Learners, Betsy Rymes

9. Difficulty, Delay, or Disorder: What Makes English Hard for English Language Learners?, Carol Westby and Deborah A. Hwa-Froelich

10. Implications for Assessment and Instruction, Alison L. Bailey

11. Extended Implications for Practice: Families as Allies, Leslie Reese and Claude Goldenberg

12. Recent Research on English Language and Literacy Instruction: What We Have Learned to Guide Practice for English Language Learners in the 21st Century, Diane August, Cheryl Dressler, Claude Goldenberg, and William M. Saunders

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  1. #1 by Maria Brea on October 12, 2010 - 9:18 am

    Liz, I had the pleasure of reading this chapter. I LOVED it. Found the discussion compelling and well-constructed! Kudos !!!

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