Dr. Ramos is interested in building teachers’ capacity to design instruction that is rigorous, interactive, and student-centered, affording English learners consistent opportunities to use language in action to learn grade-level content concepts and develop academic language and literacy practices in tandem. Her research interests include investigating teachers’ use of genre pedagogy to support ELs’ learning of content and language across disciplinary areas. Additionally, she seeks to contribute to the current knowledge base around enhancing future and current educators’ global competence and international mindedness in order to create equitable teaching and learning environments for PK-12 ELs. Dr. Ramos has presented her work at international, national, state, and local conferences including TESOL, ACTFL, CARLA, and NABE as well as VAC-TE.
George Mason University