As we reported on Early Ed Watch, every year more kids are entering our public schools speaking a language other than English. The growing number of students who enter pre-K and elementary school not speaking English poses a challenge to teachers in the early grades who provide these students with their first exposure to school and, sometimes, their first exposure to English as well.
To follow up our blog series on children who speak a language other than English at home (for the purposes of this series, we refer to these kids as dual language learners), we’re featuring Claude Goldenberg on this week’s podcast. Claude is currently a Professor of Education at Stanford University who has researched and written on how to build literacy among dual language learners. He is also the former Executive Director of the Center for Language Minority Education and Research and a former member of the National Literacy Panel. For those who read our series on dual language learners, Early Ed Watch discussed Claude’s writing in our first post.
Early Ed Watch podcast -- April 6, 2010
Improving Literacy Among Dual Language Learners
With our guest Claude Goldenberg, Professor of Education at Stanford University
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