Constructing ICD: #10 Let’s talk about feelings in the newcomer ESOL classroom!

Constructing ICD #7The next issue of Constructing intercultural Dialogues is now available, “Let’s talk about feelings in the newcomer ESOL classroom!” by Luis Javier Pentón Herrera. He’s done research on his own class of English for Students of Other Languages, and reports findings that should be helpful to anyone else teaching a similar course. As a reminder, the goal of this series is to provide concrete examples of how actual people have managed to organize and hold intercultural dialogues, so that others may be inspired to do the same. As with other CID series, these may be downloaded for free. Click on the thumbnail to download the PDF.

CICD #10Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2018).Let’s talk about feelings in the newcomer ESOL classroom! Constructing Intercultural Dialogues, 10. Retrieved from:
https://centerforinterculturaldialogue.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/constructing-icd10.pdf

If you have a case study you would like to share, send an email to the series editor, Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz.


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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.

Free E-Seminar: Translanguaging, Superdiversity & ESOL

2017 e-seminar: ‘Translanguaging, superdiversity and ESOL’
ESOL-Research email forum
in collaboration with The AHRC-funded ‘Translation and Translanguaging: Investigating Linguistic and Cultural and Transformation in Superdiverse Wards in Four UK Cities’

Monday 23 January 2017 – Friday 10 February 2017

The e-seminar will take as a point of departure materials that will be circulated on the ESOL-Research email forum on Monday 23 January.

Discussants:
Dermot Bryers, English for Action, London
Melanie Cooke, King’s College London
Becky Winstanley, Tower Hamlets College, London

ESOL-Research members are invited to join the seminar discussion on the ESOL-Research forum.

The ESOL-Research email forum is an online site for discussion of matters relating to the teaching and learning of English for Speakers of Other Languages who are migrants to the UK. Membership stands at 950, and comprises ESOL professionals, academics and others interested in language learning in migration contexts. It is easy to subscribe, and also to unsubscribe, to the ESOL-Research email forum. Please visit www.jiscmail.ac.uk/ESOL-Research and follow the instructions at ‘subscribe/unsubscribe’. If you have any difficulty, please contact the list manager, James Simpson, j.e.b.simpson AT education.leeds.ac.uk

The timetable for the seminar is as follows:
23 January: materials for seminar distributed to ESOL-Research members
30 January: Discussant response distributed to ESOL-Research members
31 January: seminar opens to ESOL-Research members for contributions to discussion by email
10 February: seminar closes

Any queries please contact James Simpson, TLang co-investigator, University of Leeds  j.e.b.simpson AT education.leeds.ac.uk or Sarah Martin, TLang project administrator, University of Birmingham s.l.martin AT bham.ac.uk