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Presentations

YeonSun (Ellie) Ro, Ph.D.

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  • Ro, Y. (2014, April). "Young Diverse Learners’ Inclusion and Participation in Daily Classrooms" The Global Summit on Childhood 2014 by the Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI). Vancouver, BC.
  • Ro. Y. (2013, November). Six Years of Complicated Journey: Early Biliteracy and Transnational Identity Development. World Educational Research Association (WERA). Guanajuato, Mexico. Unable to travel for teaching.
  • Ro. Y. (2013, November). Checking the Myths and Beliefs in Educating Diverse Young Learners: A Long Pathway to Fullest Development and Participation of Diverse Children at OMEP as a part of National Association for the Educating Young Children (NAEYC). Washington D.C.
  • Ro, Y. (2013, April). Longitudinal Studies on Bilingual Development and Practices among Second Generation Immigrants in the US. Korean American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (KAERA). San Francisco, CA.
  • Sego, C., Park, J., & Ro, Y. (2013, April). Engaging and Including Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners in Early Childhood Education. Memphis Association of Educating Young Children (MAEYC) Annual Conference. Memphis, TN.
  • Ro. Y. (2012, November). Navigating Biliterate Childhood: An ethnographic case study of three immigrant children. Literacy Research Association (LRA) annual conference. San Diego, CA.
  • Ro, Y.. & Tokuda, J. (2012, November). Dual langauge learners' play and practice for enhancing early literacy experiences. National Association of Educating Young Children (NAEYC) annual conference. Atlanta, GA.  
  • Ro, Y., & Cheatham, G. (2012, March). "Bilinguals? He can't speak any language": Lessons from class teachers for educating diverse young learners. Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI). Washington, DC.
  • Boudreaux, M. K., & Ro, Y. (2012, February). The Impact of Global Reading Strategies on Urban Middle School Learners. Presented by the first author at Eastern Educational Research Association (EERA). Hilton Head, SC.
  • Ro, Y. E. (2011, April). Conceptualizing Effective Partnerships Between Schools and Linguistically Diverse Families of Young Children. Presented by a colleague at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA). New Orleans, LA.
  • Freie, C., & Ro, Y. E. (2011, April). “I just love kids” so I wanted to be a teacher: Teachers' identity and attitudes. Presented by the first author at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA). New Orleans, LA.
  • Ro, Y. E. (2011, April). Working with diverse young learners and parents in early care. Presented at the Play & Early Development Education Conference. University park, PA.
  • Ro, Y. E. (2011, March). Play based curriculum models for young language learners. Presented at the Early Childhood Education Group at Penn State University. University Park, PA. 
  • Ro, Y. E., & Cheatham, G. A. (2010, November). Young English learners’ interlanguage as a context for language and literacy development. Presented at the annual meeting of National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Anaheim, CA.
     
  • Cheatham, G., Hsieh, Wu-Ying, & Ro, Y. E. (2010, October). Linguistically and culturally diverse young children’s inter-language development in Head-Start classrooms. Presented at the International Conference of the Council on Exceptional Children, Division for Early Childhood. Kansas City, MO.
  • McCarthey, S., & Ro, Y. E. (2010, May). Teachers' orientations towards writing. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA). Denver, CO.
  • Ro, Y. E., Crandall, J., & Lim, K. S (2010, March). The impact of IT: Pedagogical perspectives in university education settings. Presented at the International Conference on the International Conference on Business, Economics, and Information Technology. Seoul, Korea. 
  • Ro, Y. E. (2010, February). Young children's use of technology in daily bilingual/ biliteracy practices. Presented at the International Conference on Heritage/Community Language Education, National Heritage Language Resource Center. Los Angeles, CA.
  • Ro, Y. E., & Cheatham, G. A. (2009, October). Identifying and addressing culture-based differences during family-professional interactions. Presented at the International Conference of the Council on Exceptional Children, Division for Early Childhood. Albuquerque, NM.
     
  • Ro, Y. E., & Cheatham, G. A. (2008, November). Implementing technology to enhance young children’s daily biliteracy practices. Presentation at the 98th Annual National Council of Teachers of English Convention (NCTE). San Antonia, TX. 
  • Ro. Y. E. (2008, March). Indeterminate futures and language acquisition practices
    among temporary/permanent Korean immigrant families. Presentation at International Conference on South Korean’s Education Exodus: Risks, Realities, and Challenges. Urbana, IL. 
  • Ro. Y. E. (2008, February). Multiple pathways to become a “full-biliterate”: An ethnographic case study. Presentation at the Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum. Philadelphia, PA.
  • McCarthey, S., & Ro. Y. E. (2008, February). NCLB and writing instruction: Developing biliteracy in Korean-American students. Presentation at the Writing Research Across Borders Conference. Santa-Barbara, CA.
  • Cheatham, G. A., Ro, Y. E., & Santos, R. M. (2007, October). Home language acquisition and retention for young children with disabilities. Presentation at the International Conference of the Council on Exceptional Children, Division for Early Childhood. Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. 
  • Ro. Y. E. (2007, May). Multiple ways to biliteracy development for young bilinguals. Presentation at the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. Urbana, IL.
  • McCarthey, S., Ro. Y. E. (2007, April). NCLB and writing instruction: Views from three states. Presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA). Chicago, IL.
  • McCarthey, S., & Ro. Y. E. (2006, November). The impact of No Child Left Behind on teachers’ writing practice objectives Presentation at the Annual National Reading Conference (NRC). Los Angeles, CA. 
  • Ro. Y. E. (2006, June). Biliteracy and bilingual development in second generation young learners. Presentation at the Annual Conference on the Ethnographic and Qualitative Research in Education. Cedarville, OH.
  • Ro. Y. E. (2006, January). Biliteracy and bilingual development in second generation Koreans. Presentation at the Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, HI.
     


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