Resources for Supporting Dual Language Learners and Their Families
Other Articles and Resources
Alanis, I. 2011. “Learning from Each Other: Bilingual Pairs in Dual-Language Classrooms.” Dimensions of Early Childhood 39 (1): 21–28.
Barnett, W.S., D.J. Yarosz, J. Thomas, K. Jung, & D. Blanco. 2007. “Two-Way and Monolingual Immersion in Preschool Education: An Experimental Comparison.” Early Childhood Research Quarterly 22 (3): 277–93.
Barrueco, S., M. Lopez, C. Ong, & P. Lozano. 2012. Assessing Spanish-English Bilingual Preschoolers: A Guide to Best Approaches and Measures. Baltimore, MD: Brookes.
Bialystok, E., & M.M. Martin. 2004. “Attention and Inhibition in Bilingual Children: Evidence from the Dimensional Change Card Sort Task.” Developmental Science 7 (3): 325–39.
Castro, D.C., L.M. Espinosa, & M.M. Páez. 2011. “Defining and Measuring Quality in Early Childhood Practices That Promote Dual Language Learners’ Development and Learning.” In Quality Measurement in Early Childhood Settings, eds. M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle, 257–80. Baltimore, MD: Brookes.
Council for Exceptional Children Division for Early Childhood (DEC). 2010. “Responsiveness to ALL Children, Families, and Professionals: Integrating Cultural and Linguistic Diversity into Policy and Practice.” Position statement. Missoula, MT: DEC.
Dickinson, D.K., & M.V. Porche. 2011. “Relation Between Language Experiences in Preschool Classrooms and Children’s Kindergarten and Fourth-Grade Language and Reading Abilities.” Child Development 82 (3): 870–86.
Dragan, P.B. 2005. A How-To Guide for Teaching English Language Learners in the Primary Classroom. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Espinosa, L.M. 2010. Getting It RIGHT for Young Children from Diverse Backgrounds: Applying Research to Improve Practice. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
Fort, P., & R. Stechuk. 2008. “The Cultural Responsiveness and Dual Language Education Project.” Zero to Three 29 (1): 24–28.
Genesee, F. 2008. “Early Dual Language Learning.” Zero to Three 29 (1): 17–23.
Genesee, F., & P. Gándara. 1999. “Bilingual Education Programs: A Cross-National Perspective.” Journal of Social Issues 55 (4): 665–85.
Goldstein, B.A., ed. 2012. Bilingual Language Development and Disorders in Spanish-English Speakers. 2nd ed. Baltimore, MD: Brookes.
Goodwyn, S.W., & L.P. Acredolo. 1993. “Symbolic Gesture versus Word: Is There a Modality Advantage for Onset of Symbol Use?” Child Development 64 (3): 688–701.
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Hammer, C.S., S. Scarpino, & M.D. Davison. 2011. “Beginning with Language: Spanish–English Bilingual Preschoolers’ Early Literacy Development.” Chap. 8 in Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Vol. 3, eds. S.B. Neuman & D.K. Dickinson, 118–35. New York: The Guilford Press.
Han, W-J. 2012. “Bilingualism and Academic Achievement.” Child Development 83 (1): 300–21.
Harms, T., R.M. Clifford, & D. Cryer. 2005. Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale. Rev. ed. New York: Teachers College Press.
Howes, C., J.T. Downer, & R.C. Pianta, eds. 2012. Dual Language Learners in the Early Childhood Classroom. Baltimore, MD: Brookes.
Lugo-Neris, M.J., C.W. Jackson, & H. Goldstein. 2010. “Facilitating Vocabulary Acquisition of Young English Language Learners.” Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools 41 (3): 314–27.
Matera, C. 2011. “Supporting Early Writing in Dual Language Head Start Classrooms.” NHSA Dialog 14 (3): 147–50.
Meier, D.R. 2004. The Young Child’s Memory for Words: Developing First and Second Language and Literacy. New York: Teachers College Press.
Nakamoto, J., K.A. Lindsey, & F.R. Manis. 2012. “Development of Reading Skills from K-3 in Spanish-Speaking English Language Learners Following Three Programs of Instruction.” Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal 25 (2): 537–67.
Nemeth, K.N. 2009. Many Languages, One Classroom: Teaching Dual and English Language Learners. Beltsville, MD: Gryphon House.
Nemeth, K.N. 2012. Many Languages, Building Connections: Supporting Infants and Toddlers Who Are Dual Language Learners. Lewisville, NC: Gryphon House.
Páez, M.M., K.P. Bock, & L. Pizzo. 2011. “Supporting the Language and Early Literacy Skills of English Language Learners: Effective Practices and Future Directions.” Chap. 9 in Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Vol. 3, eds. S.B. Neuman & D.K. Dickinson, 136–52. New York: The Guilford Press.
Paradis, J., F. Genesee, & M.B. Crago. 2011. Dual Language Development and Disorders: A Handbook on Bilingualism and Second Language Learning. 2nd ed. Baltimore, MD: Brookes.
Passe, A.S. 2012. Dual-Language Learners: Strategies for Teaching English. St. Paul, MN: Redleaf.
Pearson, B.Z. 2008. Raising a Bilingual Child: A Step-By-Step Guide for Parents. New York: Random House.
Samson, J.F., & B.A. Collins. 2012. Preparing All Teachers to Meet the Needs of English Language Learners: Applying Research to Policy and Practice for Teacher Effectiveness. Washington, DC: Center for American Progress.
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Wong Fillmore, L. 1991. “When Learning a Second Language Means Losing the First.” Early Childhood Research Quarterly 6 (3): 323–46.
Youngquist, J., & B. Martínez-Griego. 2009. “Learning in English, Learning in Spanish: A Head Start Program Changes Its Approach.” Young Children 64 (4): 92–99.