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Improving policy & practice to address the historical neglect of writing in the curriculum

Amanda Alexander

Light lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Jessica Wiking at jwiking@umd.edu.

Amanda Alexander, Interim Chancellor for DC Public Schools

Title: Socioeconomic disparities in early language development: Predictors, consequences, and considerations for intervention

Lunch begins at 12:00, Intro/talk begins at 12:15. 

LLRC Speakers Meneses and Montenegro

Title: Language, Literacy, and Science Learning: Contributions from Chilean Research


Prompting Rural Students' Use of Prior Knowledge and Experience

to Support Comprehension of Unfamiliar Content


Educational Psychology Colloquium

Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology

Courtney Hattan 


One of the goals of the LLRC is to build our student community through programming that provides networking opportunities, cross-department student research collaborations, and other academic engagement events. The LLRC is hosting a student event, open to all interested graduate students whose research relates to language and literacy development and instruction!

Please join us for an LLRC 

‘Meet and Greet’ 

Lunch will be provided!

Please visit the Language and Literacy Research Center's website to view our speaker schedule for this Spring 2018 semester. 

For more information about this talk, visit our upcoming events page closer to the presentation date. 

Please join us for coffee and desserts as the Language and Literacy Research Center welcomes:

 Dr. Diana Leyva

Assistant Professor of Psychology at Davidson College and visiting scholar at Harvard University, as she presents:

Recipe for Success: How Parents Support Literacy and Math Development Through Food Routines

Reconceptualizing Adolescent Literacy in the Age of Information Saturation, Multitasking, and "Fake News"


***Note new location!***



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