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Giselle Martinez Negrette

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Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction

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Education Building
1310 S. Sixth St.
Champaign, IL 61820

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Giselle Martinez Negrette

Key Professional Appointments

Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Awards, Honors, Associations

Outstanding Dissertation Award - Honorable Mention , 2020

National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship, National Academy of Education, 2018

Research & Service

Sociolinguistics

Bilingual Education

English as a Second Language

Dual Language Immersion

Publications

Martinez Negrette, G. (Accepted/In press). ‘He looks like a monster’: kindergarten children, racial perceptions, and systems of socialization in dual language education. Race Ethnicity and Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/13613324.2021.1924138  link >

Martinez Negrette, G. D. C. (2020). Immigration Patterns and History of Latin@s in the Midwest: Educational Implications & Future Considerations. Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 14(1), 1-20. https://doi.org/10.24974/amae.14.1.331  link >

Martinez Negrette, G. D. C. (Accepted/In press). “You don’t speak Spanish in the cafeteria”: An Intersectional Analysis of Language and Social Constructions in a Kindergarten Dual Language Immersion Class. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/13670050.2020.1767536  link >

Martinez Negrette, G., & Karabon, A. (Accepted/In press). Figuring Math: Knowledge and Agency in a Bilingual Early Childhood Classroom. Journal of Latinos and Education, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/15348431.2019.1702044  link >

Martinez Negrette, G. D. C. (2019). Review: L. Cibils' Immigration, motherhood and parental involvement: narratives of communal agency in the face of power asymmetry. Peter Lang, 2017. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 40(6), 967-969. https://doi.org/10.1080/01596306.2018.1477738  link >

Smolarek, B. B., & Martinez Negrette, G. (2019). “It’s Better Now”: How Midwest Niceness Shapes Social Justice Education. In A. E. Castagno (Ed.), The Price of Nice: How Good Intentions Maintain Educational Inequity (pp. 218-237). University of Minnesota Press. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctvpwhdfv.16

Karabon, A., Martinez Negrette, G. D. C., Smith, M., & Wager, A. (2017). “Tengo toda la receta acá”: Developing mathematical agency in young emergent bilinguals. In Equitable Access: A Common Goal of High-Quality Learning in Grades PreK-2 (pp. 27-42). National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Negrette, G. M. (2016). Teacher, learner, and cultural crosser: A critical reflection on the construction of my identity. In P. W. Orelus (Ed.), Language, Race, and Power in Schools: A Critical Discourse Analysis (pp. 104-115). Taylor and Francis/Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315536903-13  link >

Presentations

Invited talk, Emerging Trends in Bilingual Education, 2020

Courses

Found of Bilingual Educ (CI 433) Analyzes historical, political, and educational influences on bilingual/ESL education in US. Theoretical foundation of bilingual and ESL programs are examined as well as the effectiveness of program models in promoting academic achievement. Meets standards and course requirements for the Illinois State Board of Education Teaching Approval and Endorsement for Bilingual and ESL teachers.

Culture in the Classroom (CI 446) Explores cultural, political, and social factors that affect learning and teaching. Introduces students to the fields of educational anthropology and multicultural education and to the application of cultural information to curriculum development and classroom practice. The 3-hour undergraduate version and 4-hour graduate version meet the Cross-Cultural Studies for Teaching Limited-English-Proficient Students requirement for Bilingual and/or ESL Teaching Approval or Endorsement from the Illinois State Board of Education. Synchronous attendance required. Moodle LMS.

Bilingual and ESL Assessment (CI 517) Explores the role of assessment in education of culturally and linguistically diverse students in K - 12 classrooms. Current trends in assessment in the United States will be analyzed as well as how assessments are used for the identification and placement of bilingual and ESL students. The use and scoring of language proficiency assessments will be examined along with various forms of classroom-based assessment. Meets ISBE assessment requirements for a bilingual and ESL teaching approval or endorsement.

Bilingual and ESL Assessment (CI 517) Explores the role of assessment in education of culturally and linguistically diverse students in K - 12 classrooms. Current trends in assessment in the United States will be analyzed as well as how assessments are used for the identification and placement of bilingual and ESL students. The use and scoring of language proficiency assessments will be examined along with various forms of classroom-based assessment. Meets ISBE assessment requirements for a bilingual and ESL teaching approval or endorsement. Synchronous attendance required. Moodle LMS.

Ling and the School Curr (CI 562) Analyzes linguistics for the school curriculum including dialect diversities, use of language in social contexts, and variations in oral and written forms of language. Gives attention to classroom discourse in US and international settings, and ethnography of communication.