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C. Patrick Proctor

Professor, Teaching, Curriculum, and Society

NOTE: Professor Proctor is on sabbatical during the 2020-2021 Academic Year


TCS Teaching, Curriculum, and Society


Bilingualism and second language acquisition among Haitian-speaking immigrants in Santiago, Chile

Recent Publications

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  • Shared Knowledge between Reading and Writing among Middle School Adolescent Readers CP Proctor, Z Li, SG Daley, Y Xu, S Graham, TE Hall The Elementary School Journal 120 (3), 507-527
  • Teaching Bilingual Learners: Effects of a Language‐Based Reading Intervention on Academic Language and Reading Comprehension in Grades 4 and 5 CP Proctor, RD Silverman, JR Harring, RL Jones, AM Hartranft Reading Research Quarterly 55 (1), 95-122


  • Teacher agency in a multiyear professional development collaborative CJ Wagner, MO Parra, CP Proctor English Teaching: Practice & Critique
  • Engaging Second-grade English Learners in Complex Texts, Topics, and Tasks CM Leighton, E Ford-Connors, CP Proctor, J Wyatt Literacy Research and Instruction 58 (4), 272-294
  • Cross-Linguistic Relations among Bilingual and Biliterate Learners CP Proctor, Q Zhang-Wu Learning through Language: Towards an Educationally Informed Theory of Language Learning
  • Can We Talk?: Creating Opportunities for Meaningful Academic Discussions with Multilingual Children ME Bolt, CM Rodriguez, CJ Wagner, CP Proctor YC Young Children 74 (2), 40-47


  • Language growth trajectories: does immigrant generation status moderate linguistic interdependence? CM Leider, CP Proctor, RD Silverman International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 1-17
  • “Let's FaceTime Tonight”: Using Digital Tools to Enhance Coaching CM Leighton, E Ford‐Connors, DA Robertson, J Wyatt, CJ Wagner,The Reading Teacher 72 (1), 39-49

Features of instructional talk predictive of reading comprehension CJ Michener, CP Proctor, RD Silverman Reading and Writing 31 (3), 725-756