Luis Javier Pentón Herrera Researcher Profile

Researcher ProfilesLuis Javier Pentón Herrera, Ph.D., is an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teacher in a public high school in Prince George’s County Public Schools, and an adjunct professor in TESOL, Spanish, Writing, and Education at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, University of Maryland University College, and Ana G. Méndez University Systems. He is the Maryland Teachers of English for Speakers of Other Languages (MDTESOL) president from 2018-2019. His research focuses on Bilingual Education, Spanish, ESL/ESOL, Literacy Studies, and Hispanic Pedagogues.

Luis Penton

Selected Publications

Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2018). La alfabetización de adolescentes hispanos con educación formal limitada o interrumpida en Estados Unidos: Un exordioGlosas, 9(4). pp. 37-49.

Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2018). ESOL urban high school teachers’ perceptions of their instructional strengths and challenges: A qualitative case studyDialogues: An Interdisciplinary Journal of English Language Teaching and Research, 2(1), pp. 1-21. https://doi.org/10.30617/2.1.2

Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2017). The key is differentiation: Recognizing the literacy and linguistic needs of indigenous Hispanic studentsLiteracy Today, 34(6), 8-9.

Pentón Herrera, L. J. & Toledo-López, A. A. (2017). Alfabetizando al alfabetizador: Mujeres hispanas en un nuevo contexto socialAlteridad: 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 narrativeBerkeley Review of Education.

Toledo-López, A. A. & Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2016). The impact of bilingual education in the professional development of Hispanic womenÁmbito de Encuentros Journal, 9(2), pp. 25-49.

Pentón Herrera, L. J. & Duany, M. (2016). Native Spanish speakers as binate language learnersNECTFL Review, 78, pp. 15-30.

Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2015). The reading paradox: The difference between bilingual education and ELL instructionÁmbito de Encuentros Journal, 8(2), pp. 110-137.

Toledo-López, A. A., & Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2015). Dual language immersion in higher education: An introductionNABE Perspectives, 37(2), pp. 24-28.

For more information about his works, publications, and contact information, please visit his website.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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