Early Childhood Literacy

Publications

In press 

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.

 

2018

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.

2017

Yokota, J., & Teale, W. H. (2017). Striving for international understanding through literature. The Reading Teacher, 70(5), 629-633.

 

2016

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 Journal. 44(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.

 

2015

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.

 

2014

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.

 

2013

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.

2011

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.

2010

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.

2009

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.

2008

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.

2007

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.)