Belinda Louie

 

 


 

Belinda Louie is a professor at the University of Washington, Tacoma, Education Program. Dr. Louie began her career as a teacher in public elementary schools in Seattle and Los Angeles. Her research focuses on English language learners and children's literature for culturally and linguistically diverse students. After participating in six national children's and young adult literature projects sponsored by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English over the last two decades, Dr. Louie received the Virginia Hamilton Essay Award in 2007 in honor of her contribution to the scholarship of multicultural children's literature. She has been serving as principal investigator of grants from the Spencer Foundation, the Department of Education, and the Washington Student Achievement Council. She is providing professional training in literacy instruction, using juvenile literature in K-12 classrooms, and ELL instruction. In 2012, Dr. Louie was named a UWT Technology Fellow, doing innovative work in teacher professional development with technology.




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Oct 1st 2015

This course is jointly provided by Belinda Louie from University of Washington, Tacoma, and Sara Rutherford-Quach and Jeff Zwiers from Stanford University. The purpose of the course is to support teachers to enhance students' language development by analyzing complex texts and using language from those texts, the major practices emphasized in the current college- and career-ready standards.

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