Luciana C. de Oliveira, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair in the Department of Teaching and Learning in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Miami, Florida. Her research focuses on issues related to teaching English language learners (ELLs) at the K-12 level, including the role of language in learning the content areas and teacher education, advocacy and social justice. Currently, Dr. de Oliveira’s research examines scaffolding practices and the teaching of writing to bilingual students in elementary classrooms. Dr. de Oliveira has over 20 years of teaching experience in the field of TESOL. She was an elected board member (2013-2016) and will be installed as President (2018-19) of TESOL International Association in March 2018.
de Oliveira, L. C., & Silva, T. (2016). Second language writing in elementary classrooms: Instructional issues, content-area writing, and teacher education. Palgrave Macmillan.
de Oliveira, L. C. (2016) (Ed). The Common Core State Standards for literacy in history/social studies, science and technical subjects for English language learners. Alexandria, VA: TESOL Press.