Focus on Language Development: Research
Escamilla, Kathy. Early Childhood Education Brief: Second Language Development, 10 Essential Research Findings. BUENO Center, University of Colorado at Boulder. 2005. [PDF, 3.78MB].
Genesee, Fred. "Keynote Address: Myths & Realities about Dual Language Learning, Fred Genesee." Office of Head Start Dual Language Institute. October 28 - 31, 2008. [PDF, 3.4MB].
Hammer, Carol. "Keynote Address: Assessing Young Dual Language Learners—What You Need to Know and Why, Carol Scheffner Hammer." Office of Head Start Dual Language Institute. October 28 - 31, 2008.
Kuhl, Patricia. Bilingualism is Good Brain Exercise for Kids (and Adults). Kuhl, Patricia. NBC News/Education Nation's The Learning Curve Blog. 2011. [PDF, 66KB].
Be sure to visit the Dual Language Learners (DLLs) and Their Families section for more information.
Focus on Language Development: Research. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2009. English.
Last Reviewed: July 2010
Last Updated: November 13, 2014