If You Can’t Speak It, You Can’t Read It: What Learning Science Tells Us About Emergent Bilingual Literacy Instruction
The last 20 years of gold-standard research has proven that the science of reading works. One problem, however, is this body of research focuses primarily on the needs of monolingual English-speaking children. Learning to read is more complicated in a foreign language the reader is simultaneously learning to speak and understand. Watch this webinar with language expert Maya Goodall to learn how the science of reading applies to Emergent Bilingual literacy instruction as well as the critical language skills that must be developed simultaneously to help Emergent Bilinguals read, write, and speak with confidence alongside their monolingual peers.