DeLSS

Development of Literacy in Spanish Speakers

A Project Sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the Institute of Education Sciences of the Department of Education

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Publications from DELSS Research

Journal Articles

Boyce, L.K., Cook, G.A., Roggman, L.A., Innocenti, M.S., Jump, V.K., & Akers, J.F. (in press). Sharing books and learning language: What do Latina mothers and their young children do? Early Education and Development.

Carlo, M. S., August, D., McLaughlin, B., Snow, C., Dressler, C., Lippman, D., Lively, T., & White, C. (2004). Closing the Gap: Addressing the Vocabulary Needs of English Language Learners in Bilingual and Mainstream Classrooms. Reading Research Quarterly 39(2), 188-215.

Gottardo, A. (2002). Language and Reading Skills in Bilingual Spanish-English Speakers. Topics in Language Disorders, 23, 42-66.

Hammer, C., Miccio, A., & Wagstaff, D. (2003). Home Literacy Experiences and Their Relationship to Bilingual Preschoolers’ Developing English Literacy Abilities. Language, Speech and Hearing Services in the Schools, 34, 20-30 (Invited article).

Lindsey, K. A., Manis, F. R., & Bailey, C. E. (2003). Prediction of First-Grade Reading in Spanish-speaking English-language learners. Journal of Educational Psychology, 95, 482-494.

López, L.M., & Miccio, A.W. (2003). Phonological Acquisition of English and Spanish in Bilingual Preschool Children. Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona, 1553-1556.

Malabonga, V., Kenyon, D., & Carpenter, H. (2005). Self-assessment, Preparation and Response Time on a Computerized Oral Proficiency Test. Language Testing, 22(1), 59-92.

Manis, F.R., Lindsey, K. A., & Bailey, C. E. (2004). Development of Reading in Grades K-2 in Spanish-speaking English-language Learners. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 19, 214-224.

Orellana, M. F. (2003). Children’s Responsibilities in Latino Immigrant Homes. New Directions for Youth Development: Theory, Practice and Research. (Special issue on Social Influences in the Positive Development of Immigrant Youth.)

Orellana, M. F., & Bowman, P. (2003). Cultural Diversity Research on Learning and Development. Educational Researcher, 32(5), 26-32.

Orellana, M. F., Dorner, L., & Pulido, L. (2003). Accessing Assets: Immigrant Youth as Family Interpreters. Social Problems, 50(5), 505-524.

Orellana, M. F., Reynolds, J., Dorner, L., & Meza, M. (2003). In Other Words: Translating or “Para-phrasing” as a Family Literacy Practice in Immigrant Households. Reading Research Quarterly, 38(1), 12-34.

Proctor, C. P., Carlo, M., & August, D. (in press). Complicating the simple view: An intralinguistic analysis of variation in the English reading of Spanish/English bilingual Latina/o children. Journal of Educational Psychology.

Tabors, P., Páez, M. & Lopez, L. (2003). Dual Language Abilities of Bilingual Four-Year Olds: Initial Findings from the Early Childhood Study of Language and Literacy Development of Spanish-speaking Children. NABE Journal of Research and Practice, 1(1) http://www.uc.edu/njrp/

Book Chapters and Proceedings

Foorman, B., Goldenberg, C., Carlson, C., Saunders, W., & Pollard-Durodola, S. (2004). How Teachers Allocate Time During Literacy in Primary-Grade English Language Learner Classrooms. In P. McCardle & V. Chhabra (Eds.), The Voice of Evidence in Reading Research. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.

Hammer, C., & Miccio, A. (2004). Home Literacy Experiences of Latino Families. In B.H. Wasik (Ed.), Handbook of Family Literacy. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Hammer, C., Miccio, A., & Rodriguez, B. (2004). Bilingual Language Acquisition and the Child Socialization Process. In B. Goldstein (Ed.), Bilingual Language Development and Disorders in Spanish-English Speakers. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.

López, L. (in press). A Look into the Homes of Spanish-speaking Preschool Children. In J. Cohen, K. McAlister, K. Rolstad, & J. MacSwan (Eds.), ISB4: Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Lopez, L., & Miccio, A. (2003). Phonological Acquisition of English and Spanish in Bilingual Preschool Children. In M.J. Sole, D. Recasense, & J. Romero (Eds.). Proceedings of the XV International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 1553-1556). Adelaide, Australia: Causal Productions Pty Ltd.

Miccio, A., Hammer, C, & Toribio, A. (2002). Linguistics and Speech-Language Pathology: Combining Research Efforts Toward Improved Interventions for Bilingual Children. In J. E. Alatis, H. Hamilton, & A.-H. Tan (Eds.), Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics, 2000 – Linguistics, Language and the Professions: Education, Journalism, Law, Medicine, and Technology(pp. 234-250). Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

Miccio, A., Lopez, L., & Hammer, C. (2003). Bilingual Phonological Acquisition of Preschool Children of Puerto Rican Descent. In M.J. Sole, D. Recasense, & J. Romero (Eds.), Proceedings of the XV International Congress of Phonetic Sciences(pp. 1549-1552). Adelaide, Australia: Causal Productions Pty Ltd.

Miccio, A., Lopez, L., & Hammer, C. (in press). Bilingual Phonological Acquisition of Preschool Children of Puerto Rican Descent. ISB4:Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Miccio, A., Tabors, P., Páez, M., Hammer, C., & Wagstaff, D. (in press). Vocabulary Development in Spanish-speaking Head Start Children of Puerto Rican Descent. In J. Cohen, K. McAlister, K. Rolstad, & J. MacSwan (Eds.), ISB4:Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Vernon-Feagans, L., Hammer, C., Miccio, A., & Manlove, E. (2001). Early Literacy in Low Income and Bilingual Children. In S. Neuman & D. Dickinson (Eds.), Handbook on Research in Early Literacy (pp. 192-210). New York: Guilford Publications.

Technical Report

August, D., Calderón, M., & Carlo, M. Transfer of Skills from Spanish to English: A Study of Young Learners (Updated: May 2002). Available at http://www.cal.org/acquiringliteracy

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