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Paola Uccelli at HGSE: Mapping Literacy Development of Bilingual Children

January 15, 2010

Asst. Prof. Paola Uccelli

FROM HGSE’S USABLE KNOWLEDGE WEBSITE: “Children’s reading and writing skills build off of their earlier emerging skills using spoken language. The exploration of oral language skills takes a twist when we consider children growing up in bilingual or multilingual environments. Assistant Professor Paola Uccelli and her colleagues seek to understand how early skills in spoken Spanish and English unfold and interact as children learn how to produce narratives in two languages.”

There’s much more. Click here for the full text of this interesting article.

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