Drs. Hamilton, Gibson, and Shockley present at AERA

On April 5th in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Hamilton and colleagues, Drs. Simone Gibson and Ebony Terrell Shockley, presented at the American Educational Research Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting . They participated in a roundtable discussion on the broad topic of Rewriting Dominant Scripts in Educators’ Learning for More Equitable Practice. Their presentation on Reconceptualizing the Roles of Speech and…

Dr. Hamilton to co-present @ AERA ~ Teachers and SLPs working together to advocate for AAE-speakers ~

Dr. Hamilton and colleagues, Drs. Simone Gibson and Ebony Terrell Shockley, will present on Reconceptualizing the Roles of Speech and Language Pathologists Regarding African American English in K-12 Schools.  This roundtable discussion will address ways that SLPs can inform teachers about the linguistic features of African American English and become advocates for African American English-speaking students. Come…

Publication on African American English

Check out Dr. Hamilton’s most recent paper, with co-authors Eusabia Mont and Cameron McLain.  If you think that African American English-speakers use improper grammar or  leave off ‘ed’ when using the past tense, think again! Deletion, Omission, Reduction: Redefining the Language We Use to Talk About African American English  

Dr. Hamilton introduces ASHA’s SIG 1 Perspectives: African American English

Dr. Hamilton served as guest editor for the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association’s (ASHA) special interest group 1 (Language Learning and Education) set of papers on African American English. Watch the introductory video that sets the stage for 4 articles that challenge readers to examine their perspectives on African American English.  

Dr. Hamilton to present on language, literacy, and culture @ NAEYC

Are you an early childhood educator? Do you work with African American children who come to school speaking a version of English that’s different than “school” English? Come listen to Dr. Hamilton’s talk at the 2018 National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. featured information photo courtesy of…