How Diverse Language Experiences Shape Learning
By incorporating an understanding of bilingualism as an interactional experience that shapes cognition, educators can join a transformative mission to redefine the long-term English Learner definition, paving the way to a future of inclusive and effective literacy instruction.
Gain exclusive insight about how to apply reading research in districts, schools, and classrooms to improve academic outcomes for students learning English from this edLeader Panel:
- Dr. Young-Suk Kim, professor and senior associate dean at the School of Education, University of California, Irvine
- Dr. Gigi Luk, associate professor, Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, Centre for Research on Brain, Language, and Music, McGill University
- Dr. Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan, president, Valley Speech Language and Learning Center
- Dr. Raj Chattergoon, director of Efficacy Research, Lexia®
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