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Margarita Calderón, Ph.D., Professor Emerita/Senior Research Scientist, Johns Hopkins University and President/CEO of Margarita Calderón & Associates (MC&A). Shawn Slakk, Senior Consultant and VP of Operations for MC&A, former RETELL Coordinator for Massachusetts’ DOE. Margarita and Shawn conduct comprehensive professional development known as ExC-ELL (Expediting Comprehension for English Learners) including follow up coaching and TLCs across the country. Their publications include:

  1. Calderón, M.E., Hertz-Lazarowitz, R. & R.E. Slavin. (Nov. 1998). Effects of Bilingual Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition on students making the transition from Spanish to English reading. The Elementary School Journal, Vol. 99, No. 2. Also found in the What Works Clearinghouse:
  2. Calderón, M. & Carreón, A. (2001). A two-way bilingual program: Promise, practice and precautions.  In Slavin, R.E. & M. Calderón. (Eds.) Effective programs for Latino children.  Nahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  3. Calderón, M. E. (2007). Teaching reading to English language learners, Grades 6-12: A framework for improving achievement in the content areas. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
  4. Calderón, M. E., S. S. Slakk & H. Montenegro. (2017) Promises Fulfilled: A Leader’s Guide for Supporting English Learners. IN: Solution Tree Calderón, M., Carreón, A., Duran, D., & A. Fitch (2009). Preparing math, science, social studies and language arts teachers with English Learners with ExC-ELL: Report to The Carnegie Corporation of New York. New York: The Carnegie Corporation of New York.
  5. Calderón, M. E. & S. S. Slakk (2017). Taking the Holistic Approach! Language Magazine.