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2007

Educational Considerations Related to Immigration
Dr. Beverly Irby
Paper presented at Promoting Academic Success and Accountability Conference, Austin, TX

Using an Observation Protocol in Bilingual and ESL Classrooms in Institute for Education
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Dr. Fuhui Tong, et al.
Paper presented at AERA 2007, Chicago, IL

2005

Research on Second Language Acquisition: A Democratic Educational Concept
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio & Dr. Beverly Irby
Paper presented at the University Council of Educational Administration’s Annual Conference 2005, Nashville, TN

2004

Texas Dual Language Program Cost Analysis
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio & Dr. Martha Galloway
Report developed for the Texas Education Agency and the Texas Senate Education Committee

AERA 2004

An Analysis of Texas Superintendents’ Bilingual/ESL Teacher Recruitment and Retention Practices
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Dr. Martha Galloway, et al.
San Diego, CA

Two-Way Immersion Bilingual Programs in Texas
Dr. Martha Galloway, Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, et al.
San Diego, CA

2003

Prekindergarten Bilingual Montessori Program
Dr. Linda Rodriguez, Dr. Beverly Irby, et al.
Paper presented at AERA, Chicago, IL

Study of Bilingual/ESL Teacher Recruiting and Retention Practices in Texas School Districts
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Dr. Martha Galloway, et al.
Regents' Initiative Study

Research from Superintendents
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Dr. Martha Galloway, et al.
Regents' Initiative Study

2002

A Study Addressing Three Components of the National Bilingual Research Agenda for English Language Learners on High Stakes Assessment
Linda Rodriguez, Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, et al.
Field-Initiated Research Report

2001

A Study Addressing Three Components of the National Bilingual Research Agenda for English Language Learners on High Stakes Assessment
Nadine Kujawa, Gloria Cavazos, et al.
Field-Initiated Research Report

The Education in an Intercultural Society
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio & Dr. Beverly Irby

Presentations

2016

English Language and Literacy Acquisition — Validation: RCT District Highlights — Grade 1
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Dr. Beverly Irby, Dr. Fuhui Tong, & Dr. Cindy  Guerrero
CRDLLA & ELRC Research Seminar, Texas A&M University

2014

Research to Theory to Practice
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio & Dr. Beverly Irby
Keynote Address, Conference for the Universidad Panamericana, Guatemala

De la investigación a la teoría y la práctica (en Español)
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio & Dr. Beverly Irby
Keynote Address, Conference for the Universidad Panamericana, Guatemala

2013

A Bouquet of Research on English Language Learners
Dr. Beverly Irby, Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Dr. Fuhui Tong, & Cindy Guerrero
Harris County
 
Validating What Works
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Dr. Beverly Irby, Dr. Fuhui Tong, & Cindy Guerrero
i3 Project Directors Meeting, Washington, D.C.
 

TABE 2013

A Longitundinal Study of Integrating Literacy and Science for Fifth Grade Hispanic Current and Former English Language Learners: From Learning to Read to Reading to Learn
Cindy Guerrero, Dr. Fuhui Tong, et. al.

NABE 2013

 
 
 

2012

Project ELLA (English Language and Literacy Acquisition): A Four-Year Randomized Trial Study
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio & Dr. Beverly Irby
Keynote presentation at Oxford Roundtable, England

The Mutual Symbiosis Between Inclusive Bi-lingual Education and Multicultural Education
Dr. Beverly Irby, Dr. Fuhui Tong & Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio
Texas Chapter of the National Association of Multicultural Education, Texas A&M University

Seminar Series: IES Competions and Grants 2012

Direct Experience, Personal Strategies, and Academic Benefits of Participating in IES Competitions
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio
Texas A&M University

Institute of Education Sciences Grants Programs and Evaluation Criteria
Dr. Roger Goddard
Texas A&M University

Logic Models and Theory of Change Models: Defining and Telling Apart
Dr. Jorge Gonzalez
Texas A&M University
 

AERA 2012

A Research Synthesis of Gender Differences in Second Language Learning
Margarita Huerta, Dr. Fuhui Tong, Dr. Beverly Irby, and Tiberio Garza
Vancouver, BC, Canada

2011

NABE 2011

A Dual Language Model Based on Scientifically-Based Research
Dr. Beverly Irby & Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio
New Orleans, LA

Empirically-Based Strategies - The Transition of Writing from Spanish to English in Elementary ELLs
Alma Contreras-Vanegas & Dr. Yolanda Padron
New Orleans, LA

Empirically-Based Strategies: Hispanic Bilingual Students and Identification for Gifted and Talented Programs
Alma Contreras-Vanegas & Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio
New Orleans, LA

2010

Project MSSELL
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Dr. Beverly Irby, et al.
Washington, DC

Examining Differences Among Program Types for English Language Learners: A Longitudinal Randomized Study
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Dr. Beverly Irby, et al.
Brain, Cognitive Sciences and Education Seminar Series, Texas A&M University

2009

NABE 2009

One-Way Developmental Dual Language Model: Practical Application of Scientifically-Based Research Components
Dr. Beverly Irby, Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, et al.

The Transition of Writing in Spanish to English in Elementary Bilingual Students
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio & Alma Contreras-Vanegas

AERA 2009

Educational Bricolage: Interdisciplinarity, Culture, and Complexity in a Longitudinal Study of English Language Literacy Acquisition
Sallie Helms, Dr. Beverly Irby, et al.
San Diego, CA

Gender Differences on English Language/Literacy Acquisition Among Hispanic Second Language Learners
Dr. Fuhui Tong, Dr. Beverly Irby, et al.
San Diego, CA

Bilingual/ESL teachers' efficacy, attitudes toward native language instruction, and perceptions of English-learning-stu ents: What do we know from the field?

Dr. Fuhui Tong & Aida Perez
San Diego, CA

Promoting Bilingualism and Biliteracy: A 4-Year Longitudinal Comparison Between One-Way Dual-Language and Transitional Bilingual Models
Dr. Beverly Irby, Dr. Fuhui Tong, et al.
San Diego, CA

Feminisms: Relationships, Mentorships and Professional Growth Among Members of a Longitudinal Intervention Research Team
Sallie Helms & Dr. Beverly Irby
San Diego, CA

2008

Giftedness in Hispanic English Language Learners: Early Stages of Identification
Dr. Joy Esquierdo, Dr. Beverly Irby, et al.

Initial Screening for Gifted and Talented Programs: Increasing Participation of Hispanic English Language Learners
Dr. Joy Esquierdo, Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, et al.

Proyecto ELLA: Adquisición del lenguaje oral, la lectura y la escritura en el idioma inglés
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio
Guatemala

AERA 2008

Project ELLA: English Language and Literacy Acquisition
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Dr. Beverly Irby, et al.
New York, NY

Academic Oral English Development Among Spanish-speaking English Language Learners: Comparing Transitional Bilingual and Structured English Immersion Models
Dr. Fuhui Tong, Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, et al.
New York, NY

NABE 2008

Promoting Bilingualism and Biliteracy: Programmatic Difference between One-way Dual (Developmental Bilingual) Language and Transitional Bilingual Models
Dr. Beverly Irby, Dr. Fuhui Tong, et al.
Tampa, FL

2007

RWE Conference 2007

Accelerating Language and Literacy: A Longitudinal Comparsion of Hispanic Male and Female 2nd Grade Bilinguals
Dr. Fuhui Tong, Kathleen Cox, et al.
San Antonio, TX

2006

TTVN Conference 2006

Evaluating a Master's Degree Program via Distance Education
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Janie Kemp, et al.
Galveston, TX

AERA 2006

Project ELLA: English Language and Literacy Acquisition
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Dr. Beverly Irby, et al.
San Francisco, CA

2005

Math Concepts: L1 and L2
Dr. Beverly Irby & Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio

Brain Research and DLM: An Overview
Dr. Beverly Irby, Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, et al.

DLM Early Childhood Express: Assessment in Early Childhood
Dr. Lara-Alecio & Dr. Beverly Irby

TAMU Onlne ESL Certifification Prep Course
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Cheryl Schulman, et al.

UCEA Convention 2005

The Representation of Social Justice in the Theory Taught in Educational Administration
Dr. Beverly Irby, Dr. Genevieve Brown, et al.
Nashville, TN

NABE 2005

Texas DL Descriptive Report
Martha Galloway, Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, et al.

Other Presentations

Rhymes, Songs, Stories and Fingerplays in Early Childhood Classrooms
Dr. Beverly Irby & Dr. Lara-Alecio

The Transition of Writing from Spanish to English in Young English Language Learners
Alma Contreras-Vanegas & Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio

Bilingual Teacher Recruitment
Dr. Martha Galloway

Flexible Grouping for Practice Centers
Dr. Beverly Irby & Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio

Transforming and Motivating the Struggling ELL Reader in L1: From Fluency to Prediction
Sara Trevino, Cinthya Alvarez, et al.

Posters

Project MSSELL (Middle School Science for English Language Learners)
Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio & Dr. Beverly J. Irby
National Science Foundation Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

ISDDE 2016

Leadership Design for Social Responsibility
Dr. Beverly J. Irby & Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio
Utrecht, the Netherlands

AERA 2012

Effects of Oral Proficiency and Comprehensive Literacy Intervention on English-language Learners' Reading Fluency Development in Grades 1-3
Elizabeth Treviño, Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, & Dr. Beverly Irby
Vancouver, BC, Canada