A Conversation with Elizabeth Hadley

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Dr. Elizabeth Hadley talks to us about responsive interactions with young children through the academic and social language in preschools. Liz is known for her work in the areas of oral language development and vocabulary in preschool classrooms, and she works to understand the connections between oral language in early childhood and later reading comprehension skills. Dr. Hadley is an Assistant Professor of Literacy Studies at the University of South Florida.


Education research has a problem. The work of brilliant education researchers often doesn’t reach the practice of brilliant teachers. Classroom Caffeine is here to help. Each week, I invite a top education researcher to sit down and talk with teachers about what they have learned from years of study.

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