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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles


Wong, K. M. & Samudra, P. (forthcoming). L2 vocabulary learning from educational media: Extending dual-coding theory to dual-language learners. Computer Assisted Language Learning. doi:10.1080/09588221.2019.1666150

Samudra, P., Wong, K. M., & Neuman, S. B. (forthcoming). Promoting low-income preschoolers’ vocabulary from educational media: Does repetition support memory for learned word knowledge? Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology.

Wong, K. M. (2019). The influence of early literacy characteristics and SES on the literacy achievement of students who speak non-dominant languages in Indonesia. International Journal of Indonesian Education and Teaching, 3(2), 240-252. doi:10.24071/ijiet.2019.030211 

Samudra, P., Flynn, R., & Wong, K. M. (2019). Coviewing educational media: Does coviewing help low-income preschoolers learn auditory and audio-visual vocabulary associations? AERA Open, 5(2), 1-12. doi:10.1177/2332858419853238

Wong, K. M. & Mak, P. (2019). Self-assessment in the L2 writing classroom. Canadian Modern Language Review, 75(2), 183-196. doi:10.3138/cmlr.2018-0197

Danielson, K., Wong, K. M., & Neuman, S. B. (2019). Vocabulary in educational media for preschoolers: A content analysis of word selection and screen-based pedagogical supports. Journal of Children and Media, 13(4), 345-362. doi:10.1080/17482798.2019.1585892

Wong, K. M. & Neuman, S. B. (2019). Learning vocabulary on screen: A content analysis of pedagogical supports in educational media programs for Dual-Language Learners. Bilingual Research Journal, 42(1), 54-72 . doi:10.1080/15235882.2018.1561551

Flynn, R., Wong, K. M., Neuman, S. B., & Kaefer, T. (2019). Children’s attention to screen-based pedagogical supports predicts vocabulary learning: An eye-tracking study with low-income preschool children. Journal of Children and Media, 13(2), 180-200. doi:10.1080/17482798.2019.1575887

Neuman, S. B., Wong, K. M., Flynn, R. & Kaefer, T. (2019). Learning vocabulary from educational media: The role of pedagogical supports for low-income preschoolers. Journal of Educational Psychology, 111(1), 32-44. doi: 10.1037/edu0000278

Benson, C. & Wong, K. M. (2019). Effectiveness of policy development and implementation of L1-based multilingual education in Cambodia. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 22(2), 250-265. doi: 10.1080/13670050.2017.1313191

Wong, K. M. & Moorhouse, B. (2018). Writing for an audience: Inciting creativity among young English language bloggers through scaffolded comments. TESOL Journal, 9(4), 1-6doi: 10.1002/tesj.389

Mak, P. & Wong, K. M. (2018). Fostering self-regulated learning through portfolio assessment in the writing classroom. English Language Teaching Journal, 72(1), 49-61. doi: 10.1093/elt/ccx012

Neuman, S. B., Wong, K. M., & Kaefer, T. (2017). Content not form predicts oral language comprehension: The influence of the medium for preschoolers. Reading and Writing, 30(8), 1753-1771. doi: 10.1007/s11145-017-9750-4

Wong, K. M. & Neuman, S. B. (2016). Educational media supports for preschool-aged English Language Learners. Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development.

Benson, C. & Wong, K. M. (2015). Development discourse on language of instruction and literacy: Sound policy and Ubuntu or lip service? Reconsidering Development, 4(1), 1-16.

Lee, I. & Wong, K. M. (2014). Bringing innovation to EFL writing: The case of a primary school in Hong Kong. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 23(1), 159-163. doi:10.1007/s40299-013-0149-y

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
(in progress
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Special issue guest co-editor:

Wong, K. M. & Benson, C. (in progress). Policy and practice in the use of non-dominant languages in comparative education [Special issue].  FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education.

 

Under review/revision:

Neuman, S. B., Flynn, R., Wong, K. M., & Kaefer, T. (under review). Quick, incidental word learning in educational media: All contexts are not equal among low-income preschoolers.

Neuman, S. B., Samudra, P., Wong, K. M., & Kaefer, T. (revise and resubmit). Scaffolding attention and partial word learning through interactive co-viewing of educational media: An eye-tracking study with low-income preschoolers.

Samudra, P., Wong, K. M., & Neuman, S. B. (revise and resubmit). Is attention the missing link? Interactions between visual attention, coviewing, and learning from educational media.

Wong, K. M. (revise and resubmit). Barriers to education in rural Philippines: A quantitative study.

Wong, K. M. & Benson, C. (under review). Policies, practices, challenges and steps forward in L1-based multilingual education.

In preparation:

Mak, P. & Wong, K. M. (in preparation). Self-efficacy beliefs and self-regulated writing strategies of primary EFL students.

Samudra, P., Wong, K. M., & Neuman, S. B. (in preparation). Small changes, big impact: Can decreasing cognitive load in educational media support low-income preschoolers’ vocabulary learning?

Tien, Z. & Wong, K. M. (in preparation). A systematic review of Chinese-English Dual Language Bilingual Education in North America.

Wong, K. M. (in preparation). “That filter really highlights the message”: Engaging pre-service teachers in critical issues in ELT through Instagram.

Wong, K. M. & Carroll, K.S. (in preparation). Translanguaging in teacher education through community walks and student-created texts.

Wong, K. M. (in preparation). Language policy for Non-Chinese Speakers in Hong Kong: Linguistic capital within a language-as-problem orientation. 

Wong, K. M. & Mak, P. (in preparation). Developing and validating an instrument for self-regulation in the L2 writing classroom.

Wong, K. M., Neuman, S.B., & Kaefer, T. (in preparation). Language proficiency influences preschoolers’ attention and vocabulary learning: An eye-tracking study.

Wong, K. M. & Tien, Z. (in preparation). Pedagogical approaches to promote bilingualism in Chinese-English Dual Language Bilingual Education classrooms.

Woodley, H. & Wong, K. M. (in preparation). Critical language ideologies in the songs of Sesame Street.

 

Book Chapters


Wong, K. M. (accepted). “Learning English through Educational Media: Drawing from Children’s Linguistic Repertoires” in Bailey, K. & Damerow, R. (Eds.), Teaching and Learning English in Chinese-speaking Contexts. Routledge.

Wong, K. M. & Neuman, S. B. (2019). “The Power of a Story: Reading Live and E-Book Storybooks to Young Children” in Kim, J.E. & Hassinger-Das, B. (Eds.), Reading in the digital age: Young children’s experiences with E-books (pp.157-173). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-20077-0

Moorhouse, B. & Wong, K. M. (2019). “Developing a School-Based Literacy Program for Lower-Grade Primary Learners: The Case Study of a Primary School in Hong Kong” in Reynolds, B.L. & Teng, M.F. (Eds.), Instructed Second Language Literacy Across Greater China (pp.17-34). Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore. doi:10.1007/978-981-13-6653-6_2

Wong, K. M. & Benson, C. (2019). “Language as Gatekeeper for Equitable Education: Multilingual Education in Cambodia” in Gube, J. & Gao, F. (Eds.), Education, Ethnicity and Equity in Asian Context (pp.69-86). Singapore: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-981-13-3125-1

Book Reviews


Wong, K.M. (2017). Translanguaging in higher education: Beyond monolingual ideologies (Eds.), by Mazak, C.M. & Carroll, K.S. Applied Linguistics. doi.org/10.1093/applin/amx032

Wong, K.M. (2017). Partnering with immigrant communities: Action through literacy, by G. Campano, M.P. Ghiso, and B.J. Welch. Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 11(2), 106-108. doi:10.1080/15595692.2016.1277698

 

Technical Reports


Wong, K.M. & Benson, C. (2015). Evaluation of the state of multilingual education in Cambodia. Policy report commissioned by CARE Cambodia.

 

Short Articles


Huffington Post
 

Wong, K.M. (2017). Five tips to introduce a new language at home. Published in The Huffington Post: Parenting section.

Wong, K.M. (2017). How educational is educational media? Published in The Huffington Post: Education section. 

Wong, K.M. (2017). Using multiple languages to support bilingual learners. Published in The Huffington Post: Education section. 

Wong, K.M. (2016). Is perfect bilingualism attainable? Published in The Huffington Post: Parenting section. (1.9K shares) 

Wong, K.M. (2016). Raising bilingual children: Who should speak what? Published in The Huffington Post: Parenting section. (35K likes; 5.3K shares)

Wong, K.M. (2016). Bilingual learning: Double the vocabulary, double the time? Published in The Huffington Post: Education section.

Wong, K.M. (2015). Five fundamental strategies for bilingual learners. Published in The Huffington Post: Education section. 


Edutopia
 

Wong, K.M. (2018). Culturally relevant books for Asian Pacific American childrenPublished in Edutopia: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy section. (2.7K views)

Wong, K.M. (2017). A valuable tool for English Language Learners. Published in Edutopia: English-Language Learner section. (3.5K views)


SassyMama Hong Kong
 

Wong, K.M. (2019). Bringing up bilingual babies: Stages of second language acquisition every parent should know. Published in SassyMama Hong Kong.

Wong, K.M. (2018). Applying to universities abroadPublished in SassyMama Hong Kong.

Wong, K.M. (2017). How to introduce a new language to a reluctant learner. Published in SassyMama Hong Kong.

Wong, K.M. (2017). Should I send my child to local school or international school? Published in SassyMama Hong Kong.

Wong, K.M. (2017). Why multilingual children thrive in Hong Kong. Published in SassyMama Hong Kong. 


Other Publications
 

Wong, K.M. (2019). “That filter really highlights the message”: Engaging pre-service teachers in critical issues in multilingual education through Instagram. Published in the TESOL International Association Teacher Education Interest Section Newsletter.

Wong, K.M. (2017). How educational is educational media for English learners? Published in the TESOL International Association Video and Digital Media Newsletter.

Wong, K.M. (2016). Bilingualism and classroom activities. Chapter in Refugee Issues for Educators. The Refugee Center.

Wong, K.M. (2015). One step forward in parental engagement through DOE’s initiative for linguistic support. KDP Global Quarterly, Kappa Delta Pi Public Policy Committee.

Wong, K.M. (2015). Language in early childhood education: Facilitating the transition from home to school. In Early Childhood Education white paper, Kappa Delta Pi Public Policy Committee.