Claudia Sanchez, Ph.D.

Professor

Teacher Education

Claudia Sanchez, Ph.D.

Contact

CSanchez@twu.edu
940-898-2009
SH 216

Education

Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
M.S., Educational Curriculum and Instruction, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
B.A., Foreign Language Instruction, Escuela Normal Superior de Coahuila, Saltillo, México
B.A., Law, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Saltillo, México

Expertise

Parental Involvement in K-12 Education; Bilingual/ESL Teacher Preparation and Professional Development; Grant Writing; ESL Teaching Methodologies

Latest Articles

Dichos and diabetes: Literary devices used by Mexican-origin males to share their perspectives on type-2 diabetes and health
Journal of Latinos and Education (2021)
Antonio Miranda, Claudia Sanchez, David University of Arizona Garcia, Cynthia Warren

Health and type-2 diabetes perspectives of at-risk Mexican-origin males (HD-MxOM): A qualitative study
Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities (2020)
Antonio Miranda, David Garcia, Claudia Sanchez, Cynthia Warren

Exploring one school district's tool for assessing family-friendly schools
Family Science Review (2019)
Megan Dove, Bridget Walsh, Claudia Sanchez, A. Thomas

Hyperlinking content and fun: Creating interactive PowerPoint games for the ESL classroom
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Reporter (2017)
F Osmani, Claudia Sanchez

Meeting national expectations for partnering with families
Dimensions of Early Childhood (2017)
Claudia Sanchez, B A Walsh

Processing academic language through four corner vocabulary chart applications
California TESOL (CATESOL) Journal (2016)
S Smith, Claudia Sanchez, S Betty, S Davis

Shared storybook reading in Head Start: Impact of questioning styles on the vocabulary of Hispanic dual language learners
Early Childhood Education Journal (2015)
B A Walsh, Claudia Sanchez, M Burnham

Family concepts in early learning and development standards
Early Child Development and Care (2015)
B A Walsh, Claudia Sanchez, A M Lee, N Casillas, C E Hansen

Chapters

The growing Hispanic population in U.S. schools: Challenges and Solutions
in The SAGE Guide to Educational Leadership and Management | SAGE Publications, Inc (2015)
Claudia Sanchez

Recent Presentations

Fun LOTE learning activities with a focus on oral language, written language, face-to-face interaction, online teaching and learning, and language and culture
Manor ISD (2021)
Faculty Workshop | Claudia Sanchez

LOTE Fun learning activities
Manor ISD (2020)
Faculty Workshop | Claudia Sanchez

Ready, set, go! Engaging students in fun and easy-to-make games to foster academic language
Texas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TexTESOL V) (2020)
Podium | Claudia Sanchez, Michelle Gaspar, Katy Alonso, Jessica Wallace, Jacqueline Robledo

Dual Language Academy
Lewisville ISD (2019)
Faculty Workshop | Claudia Sanchez, Esther Montanez

Engaging and easy-to-make games to foster academic language development
Texas Association for Bilingual Education (TABE) (2019)
Podium | Claudia Sanchez, Michelle Gaspar, Katy Alonso, Jessica Wallace, Sora Ahn

Come and join the carnival! Fun games and strategies for English learners' academic language development
Bilingual and ESL Association of the Metroplex (BEAM) (2019)
Podium | Claudia Sanchez, Kelsey Rolfe, Sora Ahn, Michelle Gaspar, Katy Alonso

A new light on oral language: Providing supports for Language Learners
Bilingual and ESL Association of the Metroplex (BEAM) (2018)
Paper | Claudia Sanchez, E Montanez

Maximizing writing productivity: Perspectives from an author and an editor
Text and Academic Authors Association (TAAA) (2018)
Round Table | Claudia Sanchez, J Barbour

¡Unos dichos de fábula! Fostering Spanish language development in the second-grade classroom
National Association for Bilingual Education Conference (2018)
Podium | Claudia Sanchez, V Rojas

¡Usemos la sabiduría de los dichos o refranes para la instrucción y el desarrollo del lenguaje!
La Cosecha Annual Conference (2018)
Podium | D Stevens, L Jacobi, M Maskey, Claudia Sanchez

Quick and fun instructional activities to help English learners master academic vocabulary
Annual State Conference of the Texas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TexTESOL) (2018)
Podium | S Ahn, K Alonso, M Gaspar, K Rolfe, Claudia Sanchez

Frugal, fast, and fun! Essential instructional activities for novice and seasoned ESL teachers
Annual Conference of the Texas Association for Bilingual Education (TABE) (2018)
Podium | S Ahn, K Alonso, M Gaspar, K Rolfe, Claudia Sanchez

Merging language and culture through the integration of dichos for the Spanish LOTE classroom
Manor ISD (2018)
Faculty Workshop | Claudia Sanchez

Spanish grammar for the bilingual classroom
Lewisville ISD (2018)
Faculty Workshop | Claudia Sanchez, Esther Montanez

Play, learn, and thrive!
Lewisville ISD (2018)
Faculty Workshop | Claudia Sanchez

Quick and fun instructional activities to help English learners master academic vocabulary
Texas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TexTESOL V) (2018)
Podium | Sora Ahn, Katy Alonso, Michelle Gaspar, Kelsey Rolfe, Claudia Sanchez

Tailoring time for writing: Creative opportunities in your hectic schedule
Text and Academic Authors Association (TAAA) (2018)
Podium | Claudia Sanchez

Como dice el dicho: Using dichos to encourage bilingual kindergarteners' Spanish language development
51st Rose Spicola Forum in Reading (2017)
Podium | Claudia Sanchez, S Shrestha, A Betancur

¡Dichos de mi vida! A bilingual teacher's reflection on the integration of dichos into the instruction of second-grade students
51st Rose Spicola Forum in Reading (2017)
Paper | Claudia Sanchez, V Rojas

Dichos de fábula: Merging oracy and literacy in grades K-2
Texas Association for Bilingual Education (TABE) (2017)
Podium | Claudia Sanchez

Learning with dichos: Supporting culturally relevant Spanish language development in the kindergarten classroom
National Assoc. For Bilingual Education Conference (2017)
Podium | S Shrestha, Claudia Sanchez, A Betancur

Everyone's dichos: Ideas for Spanish language development in the second grade classroom
National Association for Bilingual Education Conference (2017)
Podium | V Rojas, Claudia Sanchez

Young children play, learn, and thrive! Integrating culturally and linguistically relevant activities into the curriculum
National Assoc. For Bilingual Education Conference (2017)
Podium | Claudia Sanchez, A Betancur

Dichos de fábula: Merging oracy and literacy in grades K-2
La Cosecha Annual Conference (2017)
Podium | Claudia Sanchez

Hyperlinking content and fun: Creating interactive PowerPoint games for the ESL classroom
Texas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TexTESOL V) (2016)
Podium | J Osmani, Claudia Sanchez, A Rumbo, J Arnold

Dichos in the bilingual kindergarten classroom: Two teachers' experiences
Bilingual and ESL Association of the Metroplex (BEAM) (2015)
Podium | S Shrestha, Claudia Sanchez

Los dichos y los hechos: Reflections on a school-wide dichos project
Bilingual and ESL Association of the Metroplex (BEAM) (2015)
Podium | V Rojas, J Robertson, Claudia Sanchez

Encouraging literacy and family involvement through dichos
Texas Association for the Improvement of Reading (TAIR) (2015)
Podium | Claudia Sanchez

Professional Affiliations

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • International Reading Association (IRA)
  • National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Texas Association for Bilingual Education (TABE)
  • Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)