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 LearnersWhat 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