LITERACY FOR MULTILINGUAL LEARNERS
The National Committee for Effective Literacy uplifts research, policies, and practices to ensure that English learners/emergent bilinguals leave school as proficient readers and writers in English — and preferably more languages — and who thrive and succeed in school and their communities.
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Help get the word out to education policy makers that emergent bilingual/English learner students have a right to literacy instruction that works for them.
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Early Literacy Development and Instruction for Dual Language Learners in Early Childhood Education
Socorro G. Herrera, Martha I. Martinez, Laurie Olsen, and Sonia Soltero
Effective Literacy Instruction for Multilingual Learners: What it is and What it Looks Like
Webinar, September 21, 2022
Maha Abdelkader, Ana DeGenna, Kathy Escamilla, Aloise Miller, Laurie Olsen, Bitnara Jasmine Park, and Lillie Ruvalcaba
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Toward Comprehensive Effective Literacy Policy and Instruction for English Learner/Emergent Bilingual Students
Kathy Escamilla, Laurie Olsen, and Jody Slavick