Publications

Early Childhood Literacy

  • Teale, W. H., Whittingham, C. E., & Hoffman, E. B. (in press). Early literacy research, 2006-2015: A decade of measured progress. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy.
  • Horsley, H., Chung, S., Fong, K., Vaughan, A. and Mitric, S. (2019). Initial Lessons Learned From The Collaborative Efforts of an Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership. American Education Research Association.
  • Teale, W. H., Hoffman, E. B., Whittingham, C. E., & Paciga, K. (2018). Starting them young: How the shift from reading readiness to emergent literacy has influenced preschool literacy education. In C. M. Cassano & S. M. Dougherty (Eds.), Pivotal research in early literacy. New York: Guilford.
  • Turner, J. (2018). Nurturing young children’s literacy development through effective preschool practices and policies: A conversation with Dr. William H. Teale. Language Arts, 95(3), 176-181.
  • Yokota, J., & Teale, W. H. (2017). Striving for international understanding through literature. The Reading Teacher, 70(5), 629-633.
  • Hoffman, E.B. & Whittingham, C.E. (2016). A neighborhood notion of emergent literacy: One mixed-methods inquiry to inform community-based education. Early Childhood Education Journal. 45(2), 175-185.
  • Hoffman, E.B., Whittingham, C.E., & Rumenapp, J.C. (2016). Using tablets’ video technology to enrich childhood read-alouds. Illinois Reading Council Journal44(4), 23-33.
  • Hoffman, J., Teale, W. H., & Yokota, J. (2016). The book matters! Choosing complex narrative texts to support literary discussion. In H. Bohart, H. B. Collick, & K. Charner (Eds.), Teaching and learning in the primary grades (pp. 32-40). Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Whittingham, C.E., Hoffman, E.B., & Rumenapp, J.C. (2016). “It ain’t ‘nah,’ it’s ‘no’”: Preparing preschoolers for the language of school. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/1468798416674254
  • Whittingham, C. E., Hoffman, E.B. (2016). Dialogic data decision making using the collaborative choice matrix. Illinois Reading Council Journal. 44(2), 14-19.
  • McKay, R. & Teale, W. H. (2015). Not this but that: No more teaching a letter a week. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Publishing Company.
  • Hoffman, J., Teale, W. H., & Yokota, J. (2015). The book matters! Choosing complex narrative texts to support literary discussion. Young Children, 70(4), 8-15
  • Teale, W. H., Walski, M., Hoffman, E., Whittingham, C., Meehan, M., & Colaner, A. (2015). Early childhood literacy: Policy for the coming decade. Chicago: Research on Urban Policy Initiative & University of Illinois at Chicago Center for Literacy.
  • Walski, M. M., Hoffman, E. B., & Teale, W. H. (2015). Kindergarten readiness: What Head Start and Early Head Start parents and staff think and do about it. (UIC Center for Literacy Research Paper). Chicago: University of Illinois at Chicago Center for Literacy.
  • Hoffman, J. L., Paciga, K. A., & Teale, W. H. (2014). Common Core State Standards and early childhood literacy instruction: Confusions and conclusions (UIC Center for Literacy Research Paper). Chicago: University of Illinois at Chicago Center for Literacy.
  • Hoffman, J., Teale, W. H., & Paciga, K. (2014). The complexities of assessing vocabulary learning in early childhood. The Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 14(4).
  • Teale, W. H., Hoffman, J., & Paciga, K. (2014). What do children need to succeed in early literacy—And beyond? In K. Goodman, R. Calfee, & Y. Goodman (Eds.), Whose knowledge counts in government literacy policies? Why expertise matters (pp. 179-186). New York: Routledge.
  • Yokota, J., & Teale, W. H. (2014). Picture books and the digital world: Making informed choices. The Reading Teacher, 34(6), 577-585.
  • Lonigan, C., & Shanahan, T. (2013.) Developing early literacy skills: Things we know we know and things we know we don’t know. In L. Ehri (Ed.), Theoretical models and processes of reading (6th ed.) (pp. 362-374). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
  • Paciga, K., Lisy, J., & Teale, W. H.  (2013). Better start before kindergarten: Computer technology, interactive media and the education of preschoolers. Asia-Pacific Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education, 7(2), 85-104.
  • Shanahan, T., & Lonigan, C.J. (Eds.). (2013). Literacy in preschool and kindergarten children: The National Early Literacy Panel and beyond. Baltimore: Brookes Publishing.
  • Teale, W. H., Hoffman, J., & Paciga, K. (2013). What do children need to succeed in early literacy—And beyond? In K. Goodman, R. Calfee, & Y. Goodman (Eds.), Whose knowledge counts in government literacy policies? Why expertise matters. New York: Routledge.
  • Paciga, K. A., Hoffman, J. L., & Teale, W. H. (2011). The National Early Literacy Panel Report and classroom instruction: Green lights, caution lights, and red lights. Young Children, 66(6), 50-57.
  • Shanahan, T., & Lonigan, C.J (2010). The National Early Literacy Panel: A summary of the process and the report. Educational Researcher.
  • Teale, W. H., Paciga, K. A., & Hoffman, J. L.  (2010). What it takes in early schooling to have adolescents who are skilled and eager readers and writers.  In K. Hall, U. Goswami, C. Harrison, S. Ellis & J. Soler (Eds.), Interdisciplinary perspectives on learning to read: Culture, cognition and pedagogy (pp. 151-163). London: Routledge.
  • Teale, W. H., Hoffman, J. L., & Paciga, K. A. (2010). Where Is NELP leading preschool literacy instruction? Potential positives and pitfalls. Educational Researcher, 39(4), 311-315.
  • Paciga, K. A., Garrette Lisy, J., & Teale, W. H.  (2009). Examining student engagement in preschool read-alouds.  Yearbook of the National Reading Conference, 58, 330-347.
  • Teale, W. H.  (2009). Children learning English and their literacy instruction in urban schools.  The Reading Teacher, 62(8), 699-703.
  • Teale, W. H., Hoffman, J., Paciga, K. Garrette, J., Richardson, S., & Berkel, C.  (2009). Early literacy:  Then and now. In Y. Goodman & J. Hoffman (Eds.), Changing literacies for changing times (pp. 76-97).  New York: Routledge/ Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Lonigan, C. J., & Shanahan, T. (2008). Executive summary: Developing Early Literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel. Washington, DC: National Institute for Literacy.
  • Lonigan, C. J., Shanahan, T., Cunningham, A. (2008). Impact of shared reading interventions on young children’s early literacy skills. In Developing early literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (pp. 153–171). Washington, DC: National Institute for Literacy.
  • Schatschneider, C., Westberg, L., & Shanahan, T. (2008). Methodology of the National Early Literacy Panel. In Developing early literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (pp. 1–53). Washington, DC: National Institute for Literacy.
  • Shanahan, T. (2008). Introduction. In Developing early literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (pp. xiii–xv). Washington, DC: National Institute for Literacy.
  • Teale, W. H., Yokota, J., & Martinez, M. G.  (2008).   The book matters:  Evaluating and selecting what to read aloud to young children.  In A. DeBruin-Parecki (Ed.), Effective early literacy practice: Here’s how, here’s why (pp. 101-121). Baltimore, MD:  Paul Brookes.
  • Dunst, C.J., Hamby, D.W., & Brookfield, J. (2007).  Modeling the effects of early childhood intervention variables on parent and family well-being. Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods 2(3), 268-288.
  • Teale, W. H., Paciga, K. A., & Hoffman, J. L.  (2007). Beginning reading instruction in urban schools: The curriculum gap insures a continuing achievement gap.  The Reading Teacher, 61, 344-348. (Reprinted in D. S. Strickland (Ed.), (2010). Essential readings on early literacy. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.)

English Learners & Literacy

  • August, D., Beck, I. L., Calderón, M., Francis, D. J., Lesaux, N. K., Shanahan, T., Erickson, F., & Siegel, L. S. (2008). Instruction and professional development. In D. August, & T. Shanahan (Eds.), Developing reading and writing in second-language learners: Lessons from the Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth (pp. 131-250). New York: Routledge.
  • August, D., & Shanahan, T. (2006). Introduction and methodology. In D. August & T. Shanahan (Eds.), Developing literacy in second-language learners (pp. 1–42). Mahway, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • August, D., & Shanahan, T. (2006). Synthesis: Instruction and professional development. In D. August & T. Shanahan (Eds.), Developing literacy in second-language learners (pp. 351-364). Mahway, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • August, D., & Shanahan, T. (Eds.). (2008). Developing reading and writing in second-language learners: Lessons from the Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. New York: Routledge.
  • August, D., & Shanahan, T. (2008). Introduction and methodology. In D. August, & T. Shanahan (Eds.), Developing reading and writing in second-language learners: Lessons from the Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth (pp. 1-18). New York: Routledge.
  • Cullerton, A., & Teale, W. H. (2014). Literacy and undocumented immigrant youth in a federal detainment center: Working toward a better future (UIC Center for Literacy Research Paper). Chicago: University of Illinois at Chicago Center for Literacy.
  • Ferroli, L., & Shanahan, T.  (1993).  Voicing in Spanish and English knowledge transfer.  In D. Leu & C. Kinzer (Eds.), Examining central issues in literacy research, the­ory, and practice.  (Forty-second Yearbook of the National Reading Conference, pp. 413-418).  Chicago: Na­tional Reading Conference.
  • Lesaux, N. K., Geva, E., Koda, K., Siegel, L. S., & Shanahan, T. (2008). Development of literacy in second-language learners. In D. August, & T. Shanahan (Eds.), Developing reading and writing in second-language learners: Lessons from the Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth (pp. 27-60). New York: Routledge.
  • Lesaux, N.K., Koda, K., Siegel, L.S., & Shanahan, T. (2006). Development of literacy. In D. August & T. Shanahan (Eds.), Developing literacy in second-language learners (pp. 75-122). Mahway, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Morales, P. Z. (2016). From ethnographic surveillance to relationship: Contemporary tensions and possibilities in community based anthropological research. Introduction to Special Issue. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 47(1), 3-4.
  • Morales, P. Z., & Razfar, A. (2016). Advancing integration through bilingualism for all. In E. Frankenburg, L. Garces & M. Hopkins (Eds.), School Integration Matters: Research-based Strategies to Advance Equity (pp. 135-144). New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Morales, P. Z., & Rao, A. B. (2015). How ideology and cultural capital shape the distribution of Illinois’ bilingual education programs. Online commentary. Teachers College Record. Date Published: September 28, 2015 http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18139.
  • Mulhern, M., Rodriguez, F.V., & Shanahan, T. (1994). Family literacy for language minority families: Issues for program implementation. Washington, DC: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education.
  • Rodriguez-Brown, F.V., Colomb, A., Reyes, C., Sakash, K., & Schikore, M. (1995). Parental involvement in schools. Brochure for national dissemination (English and Spanish versions). Chicago: UIC Center for Literacy.
  • Sakash, K. & Rodriguez-Brown, F.V. (1995). Teamworks: Mainstream and bilingual/ESL teacher collaboration. Washington, DC: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education.
  • Shanahan, T., & Beck, I.L. (2006). Effective literacy teaching for English-Language Learners. In D. August & T. Shanahan (Eds.), Developing literacy in second-language learners (pp. 415-488). Mahway, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Shanahan, T., Mulhern, M., & Rodriguez, F.V. (1995). Project FLAME: A literacy program for language minority families. The Reading Teacher, 48, 586-593.
  • Teale, W. H. (2009). Students learning English and their literacy instruction in urban schools. The Reading Teacher, 62(8), 699-703.
  • Whittingham, C. E., Hoffman, E. B., & Teale. (2017). Recent research that should inform principals’ literacy leadership. Principal, 97(2), 20-23.
  • Yokota, J., & Teale, W. H. (2017). Striving for international understanding through literature. The Reading Teacher, 70(5), 629-633.
  • Yokota, J., & Teale, W. H. (2016, May/June). International books matter, Literacy Today, 6-7, http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b508b9bc#/b508b9bc/8.
  • Teale, W. H. (2016, Sept/Oct). The power of literacy, Literacy Todayhttp://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8165a33c#/8165a33c/8
  • Phillips, N., Woodard, R., & Teale, W. H. (2015). Impacting literacy policy—And practice. Illinois Reading Council Journal. 43(3), 3-5.
  • Cullerton, A., & Teale, W. H. (2014). Literacy and undocumented immigrant youth in a federal detainment center: Working toward a better future (UIC Center for Literacy Research Paper). Chicago: University of Illinois at Chicago Center for Literacy.
  • Teale, W. H., Lyons, K., Gambrell, L., Zolt, N., Olien, R., & Leu, D. (2013).  An online learning community as support for at-risk students’ literacy growth:  Findings, implications, and challenges. In A. Shamir & O. Korat (Eds.), Technology as a support for literacy achievements for children at risk (pp. 141-156). Dordecht, Netherlands: Springer.
  • Teale, W. H. (2006).  It sometimes takes time—A long time!  In S. B. Wepner & L. B. Gambrell (Eds.), Beating the odds:  Getting published in the field of literacy.  Newark, DE:  International Reading Association.
  • Raphael, T.E., Gavelek, J., Hynd, C. R., Teale, W. H., & Shanahan, T. (2002). Christmas trees are great, but not as models for instructional coherence in literacy. Illinois Reading Council Journal, 30 (3), 5-7.
  • Raphael, T.E., Hynd, C., Shanahan, T., Teale, W. H., Gavelek, J., Glasswell, K., & Gomez, K. W. (2003). Professional development: How quality can make a difference. Illinois Reading Council Journal, 31(3), 5-9.
  • Shanahan, T.  (2005). Modes of inquiry in literacy studies and issues of philosophy of science. In R. Beach, J. Green, M. Kamil, & T. Shanahan (Eds.), Multidisciplinary perspectives on literacy (pp.5-21). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
  • Teale, W. H., Hynd, C. R., Raphael, T. E., Carter, S., Gavelek, J., & Shanahan, T. (2002). Testing, testing… 4, 5, 6. Illinois Reading Council Journal, 30 (1), 5-6.
  • Teale, W. H., Glasswell, K., Gomez, K. W., Shanahan, T., Hynd, C., & Raphael, T. (2003). On reader outrage and literacy learning. Illinois Reading Council Journal, 31(2) 8-10.