Canada: Conference & call for papers: Language and reading comprehension for immigrant children

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at
Sat Nov 22 16:15:24 UTC 2008
 « Speech from the Throne ~ Canada's 40th Parliament
 Conference & call for papers: Language and reading comprehension for
immigrant children<>

The Language and Reading Comprehension for Immigrant
conference will be held in Toronto from May 27-29/09.

>>From the LARCIC
"The LARCIC conference will center on four interrelated themes: cognitive
and linguistic aspects, instructional/educational strategies, socio-cultural
factors, and the impact of research in these areas on policy making.

"The conference intends to facilitate communication and collaboration
between researchers,educational leaders, and policy makers. Researchers,
policy-makers, educational leaders, and graduate students from different
countries will come together to discuss issues pertinent to increasing
reading comprehension and enhancing academic achievement among immigrant
students at the elementary and secondary level".

Information on the LARCIC
contact conference facilitator Jason Wen at
larcic.conf at

Call for papers information found
*Deadline for submissions is January 8, 2009.*

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