Luis Javier Pentón Herrera is a Doctoral Candidate at Concordia University Chicago in the Ph.D. in Leadership: Reading, Language, and Literacy program. He is currently a high school English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teacher and he is also an adjunct professor in TESOL, Spanish, Writing, and Education at different colleges and universities. His research focuses on Bilingual Education, Spanish, ESL/ESOL, Adult Education, Literacy Studies and Hispanic Pedagogues.
Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2017). The key is differentiation: Recognizing the literacy and linguistic needs of indigenous Hispanic students. Literacy Today, 34(6), 8-9.
Pentón Herrera, L. J. & Toledo-López, A. A. (2017). Alfabetizando al alfabetizador: Mujeres hispanas en un nuevo contexto social. Alteridad: Revista de Educación, 12(1), 68-78.
Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2017). Undocumented ESL students from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras in the era of Trump: A personal narrative. Berkeley Review of Education.
Toledo-López, A. A. & Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2016). The impact of bilingual education in the professional development of Hispanic women. Ámbito de Encuentros Journal, 9(2), pp. 25-49.
Pentón Herrera, L. J. & Duany, M. (2016). Native Spanish speakers as binate language learners. NECTFL Review, 78, pp. 15-30.
Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2015). The reading paradox: The difference between bilingual education and ELL instruction. Ámbito de Encuentros Journal, 8(2), pp. 110-137.
Toledo-López, A. A., & Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2015). Dual language immersion in higher education: An introduction. NABE Perspectives, 37(2), pp. 24-28.
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