Bilingual Reading to Learn for ESL Latinx Immigrant Mothers in the United States

Reading to Learn, Reading the World - How Genre-based Literacy Pedagogy is Democratizing Education - Claire Acevedo

Andrés Ramírez [+-]
Florida Atlantic University
Andrés Ramírez is Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum, Culture, and Educational Inquiry at Florida Atlantic University. He teaches courses in TESOL education, curriculum theory, systemic functional linguistics (SFL) and critical discourse analysis. His research explores culturally and linguistically responsive pedagogies that promote the literacy and language development of Emergent to Advanced Bilingual students (EABs) with special emphasis on Latinx EABs populations. He furthers his interests in this area through the use of the genre-based Reading to Learn pedagogy.
María Gabriela Gutiérrez [+-]
Universidad de la Salle, Colombia
María Gabriela Gutiérrez is a graduate in Languages - Spanish, English and French - from La Salle University, Bogota, Colombia. As part of her internship in pedagogy at Florida Atlantic University, USA, she became a Reading to Learn teacher apprentice under the supervision of Andrés Ramírez in the Parent Power program. As she develops her expertise in the R2L methodology she plans to use it as the cornerstone of her future professional practice in Colombia and beyond.

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In the Americas, R2L and genre pedagogy have appealed to educators working with Spanish and Portuguese speaking students. In Chapter 12, Andrés Ramírez and María Gabriela Gutiérrez describe their work in a US community education project with Spanish speaking mothers learning English.

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Ramírez , Andrés ; Gutiérrez, María Gabriela . Bilingual Reading to Learn for ESL Latinx Immigrant Mothers in the United States. Reading to Learn, Reading the World - How Genre-based Literacy Pedagogy is Democratizing Education. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. Nov 2023. ISBN 9781800503243. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=41267. Date accessed: 29 Sep 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.41267. Nov 2023

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