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Leila Schroeder

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P.O. Box 44456
Nairobi, Kenya
00100
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Selected publications

Publications in SIL International Bibliography

2007. (with Barbara Trudell). “Reading methodologies for African languages: avoiding linguistic and pedagogical imperialism, ”Language, Culture and Curriculum, Vol. 20 (3): 165-180.

2007. “Promoting Cognitive Development in Children from Minority Language Groups. ”International Journal of Learning,Vol. 14 (7).

2006. Bantu Orthography Manual. (First electronic version.) Nairobi, Kenya, SIL.

2004. “Mother-tongue education in schools in Kenya: some hidden beneficiaries. ”Language Matters 35(2): 376-389.

2001. “Mother-tongue education in schools in Tharaka language group of Kenya. ”Notes on Literacy 27(3): 8-22.

2000. (with Ilene Foote). “Documentation and Assessment of a Multilingual Education Program. ” In Explaining multilingual education: information on some tough questions.Pp. 177-210. Stephen L Walter, Patricia M. Davis, and Ronald Morren, eds. Dallas: SIL International.

Selected papers presented

2007. “Promoting Cognitive Development in Children from Minority Language Groups. ” Paper presented at 14th International Conference on Learning, Johannesburg, South Africa, 29 June, 2007.

2006. “Reading methodologies for African languages: avoiding linguistic and pedagogical imperialism. ” Paper presented at the annual meeting of British Association for Applied Linguistics.

2005. “Mother tongue based bilingual education: Promoting cognitive development in children from minority language groups. ” Paper presented at the 4th Pan Africa Reading for All Conference of the International Reading Association, Ezulwini, Swaziland.

Works online

2007. “Promoting Cognitive Development in Children from Minority Language Groups. ” International Journal of LearningVolume 14, Issue 7. Online at URL http://www.cgpublisher.com