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Jay Blanchard

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Publications
  • Jay Blanchard (w/Atwill, K. Gorin, J. Christie, J. Garcia, H.). English-language Learners: Implications of Limited Vocabulary for Cross-language Transfer of Phonemic Awareness with Kindergartners. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education (2010).
  • Jay Blanchard (w/T. Moore). White Paper. The Digital World of Young Children: Impact on Emergent Literacy. (2010).
  • Jay Blanchard (w/Hisrich, K). Digital Media and Emergent Literacy. Computers in the Schools (2009).
  • Jay Blanchard (w/Millett, J. Gorin, J. Atwill, K.). The Validity of Receptive and Expressive Vocabulary Measures with Spanish-Speaking Kindergarteners Learning English. Reading Psychology (2008).
  • Jay Blanchard, K Atwill, J Gorin, K Burstein. The Influence of L1 Receptive Vocabulary Ability on Cross-language Transfer of Phonemic Awareness in Kindergarten Children. Journal of Educational Research (2006).
  • Jay Blanchard, M Besken-Ergisi, B You, K Atwill, J Christie, B Enz. Navajo Nation Head Start teachers' perspectives on play, literacy, and development. (2006). E-Journal of Teaching and Learning in Diverse Settings (2006).
  • Blanchard, Jay S. Making a difference: One reading teacher's story. Educators on the frontline: Advocating effectively for your classroom, your school, and your profession (2005).
  • Jay Blanchard, K DiCerbo, J Oliver, C Albers. The effects of reducing attention demands on reading comprehension of third graders. Perceptual and Motor Skills (2004).
  • Blanchard, Jay S, Marshall, J. Web-based learning in K-12 Classrooms: Opportunities and Challenges. (2004).
  • Blanchard, Jay S (Author) ,McLain, Jared (Author) ,Bartske, Patrick (Author) . Web-based Reading Instruction. Web-based learning in K-12 Classrooms: Opportunities and Challenges (2004).
  • Jay Blanchard. At home in a strange land!. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice (2002).
  • Jay Blanchard. School district investments in educational software. Education Connection (2002).
Research Activity
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
EDP 792Research
Presentations
  • Jay Blanchard (w/Christie, J., Atwill, K., Millett, J.). Using first language skills to learn second language skills: A four year, kindergarten to 3rd grade multiple cohort study. International Reading Association, World Congress (Jul 2010).
  • Jay Blanchard w/Garcia, H., Atwill, K., Christie, J). The Influence of Varying Degrees of Emergent Spanish Literacy on Emergent English Literacy and Achievement. annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Apr 2010).
  • Jay Blanchard (w/Long, R). How Will Reading Be Changed With The New Core Standards & Proposed Rewriting of Federal Education Policy?. 54th annual convention of the International Reading Association (Apr 2010).
  • Jay Blanchard (w/Enz. B., Foley, D). Collecting and Using Data from District to Classroom Level: A Comprehensive Approach. annual meeting of the Association for Childhood Education International (Apr 2010).
  • Jay Blanchard (w/Nieker, M.,Hurley, K.). Using Digital Media To Enhance Literacy And Cultural Understanding: The Goodall Institute. Roots and Shoots Project. 6th Pan-African Reading for All Conference (Aug 2009).
  • Jay Blanchard w/Atwill, K., Enz. B.). Spanish-speaking children learning English: The effects of L1 vocabulary proficiency on L2 vocabulary in immersion classrooms. 16th European Conference on Reading (Jul 2009).
  • Jay Blanchard (w/Garcia, H., Atwill, K., Christie, J., Cabrera, J.). Does Spanish language proficiency really matter in English-only classrooms? A cohort-sequential longitudinal study of beginning readers. annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Apr 2009).
  • Jay Blanchard w/Millett, J., Garcia, H., Atwill, K.). A construct validity study of emergent literacy measures with young ELL children. annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Apr 2009).
  • Jay Blanchard (w/ Atwill, K., Christie, J.). The effect of Spanish (L1) proficiency on English (L2) development in immersion classrooms: A longitudinal, multiple-cohort study. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (Apr 2009).
  • Jay Blanchard. Intentional Literacy and Language Instruction for Young Children and Their Teachers (Focusing on Pre-K-3). 54th Annual Convention of the International Reading Association, (Feb 2009).
  • Jay Blanchard (w/ Millett, J., Atwill, K., Christie, J.). A longitudinal study of young Spanish-speaking children learning to read in English immersion-only classrooms. 54th Annual Convention of the International Reading Association, (Feb 2009).
  • Jay Blanchard (w/Atwill, K., Christie, J. & Hisrich, K.). The influence of L1 language proficiency in cross-language transfer: A four-year longitudinal study in L2 immersion-only classrooms (kindergarten-3rd grade). Annual of meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (Jul 2008).
  • Jay Blanchard w/ Atwill, K, Bryan, T., Garcia, H., Millett, J., & Christie, J.). Spanish (L1) language proficiency’s affect on cross language transfer of phonological skills among young children learning to read in English-only (L2) classrooms. 22nd World Congress of the International Reading Association (Jul 2008).
  • Atwill, Kimberly, Blanchard, Jay, Christie, James, Hisrich, K. The influence of l1 language proficiency in cross-language transfer: A four-year longitudinal study in L2 immersion-only classrooms (kindergarten -3rd grade). Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (Jul 2008).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Millett, J., Christie, James, Garcia, H., Atwill, K. Spanish L1 proficiency’s effect on cross-linguage transfer of phonological skills among young children learning to read in English-only classrooms. World Congress of the International Reading Association (Jul 2008).
  • Christie, James, Blanchard, Jay, Burstein, Karen. Strategies for supporting early literacy skills with children who are ELL and have low language skills. Annual conference of the International Reading Association (May 2008).
  • Jay Blanchard. Providing Exemplary Practice in Early Literacy--Dealing with Issues: Children Who are Advanced, Struggling, ELL and from Diverse Backgrounds. 53rd annual convention of the International Reading Association (May 2008).
  • Jay Blanchard (w/ Garcia, H., Millett, J., Atwill, K., & Christie. J.). The effect of L1 proficiency on cross-language transfer with Spanish-speaking children in English-only classrooms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, (Mar 2008).
  • Garcia, H., Millett, J., Atwill, K., Blanchard, Jay, Christie, James. The effects of L1 proficiency on cross-linguistic transfer with Spanish-speaking children in English-only classrooms. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Mar 2008).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Christie, James, Atwill, K., Burstein, Karen, Zepeda, O. Successful practices for emergent literacy. Annual conference of the New Zealand Reading Association (Sep 2007).
  • Zepeda, O., Blanchard, Jay, Christie, James, Atwill, K., Chen, T., Ergul, C., Burstein, Karen, Bryan, T. A successful ELL early literacy preschool program: Arizona Centers of Excellence in Early Childhood Education. Annual conference of the International Reading Association (May 2007).
  • Atwill, Kimberly, Garcia, H, Blanchard, Jay, Millett, Joseph, Gorin, Joanna, Christie, James. Cross-language transfer of preliteracy skills: Regression analysis with Spanish-Speaking Children in English-Only Classrooms. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Apr 2007).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Christie, James, Atwill, Kimberly, Millett, J. It works! Growing literacy skills in ELL preschoolers. West Regional Meeting, International Reading Association (Nov 2006).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Millett, J, Christie, K, J de la Fuente, M, Cabrera, J, Sheppard, D. It works! Growing literacy skills in ELL preschoolers. 18th International Reading Association, West Regional Conference, November 14-17, 2006. Kamuela, Hawaii (Nov 2006).
  • Atwill, Kimberly, Blanchard, Jay, Christie, James, Gorin, Joanna, Millett, J, Bartshe, P. Cross-language transfer of meta-linguistic skills in young Spanish-speaking children learning English. World Congress of the International Reading Association (Aug 2006).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Atwill, K, Millett, J, Gorin, J, Fuentes, M, Cabrera, J, Shephard, D. Cross-language transfer of literacy skills in young Spanish speaking children learning English: A two- year study. World Congress of the International Reading Association. August 7-10, 2006. Budapest, Hungary (Aug 2006).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Christie, J, Atwill, K, Millett, J, Sheppard, D, Cabrera, J, de la Fuente, M, Burstein, K, Gorin, J. The influence of a 'science-based' preschool curriculum on literacy development in Spanish-speaking children learning English. Annual of meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Vancouver, Canada (Jul 2006).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Christie, James, Gorin, Joanna, Atwill, Kimberly, Millett, J. The influence of a “science-based” preschool curriculum on literacy development in Spanish-speaking kindergarten children learning English. Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (Jul 2006).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Ergisi, M, Atwill, K, Christie, J, Enz, B, Begay, K. Navajo Nation Head Start Teachers' Perspectives on Play, Literacy and Development. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, CA (Apr 2006).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Bartske, P, Atwill, K, Christie, J, Gorin, J, de la Fuente, M, Cabrera, J, Burstein, K. A longitudinal study of cross-language transfer of literacy skills in young Hispanic children using simultaneous measures in Spanish (L1) and English (L2). Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, CA (Apr 2006).
  • Besken Ergisi, Meral, You, Byeong Keun, Atwill, Kimberly, Christie, James, Blanchard, Jay, Enz, Billie. Navajo Nation Head Start teachers’ perspectives on play, literacy, and development. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Apr 2006).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Atwill, Kim, Gorin, Joanna, Friberg, Anders, Burstein, Karen, Christie, James. Is phonological awareness a language-specific skill? A test of cross-language transfer in young children. 14th European Conference on Reading (Aug 2005).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Atwill, K, Burstein, K, Christie, J, Gorin, J, Wodrich, D. Is phonological awareness a language specific skill? A test of cross-language transfer in young children. 14th European Conference on Reading. Zagreb, Croatia (Jul 2005).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Atwill, K, Burstein, K, Christie, J, Gorin, J, Wodrich, D. An investigation of cross-language transfer in phonemic awareness of kindergarten Spanish-speaking children. Annual of meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading.Toronto, Canada (Jun 2005).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Atwill, Kim, Burstein, Karen, Christie, James, Gorin, Joanna, Woodrich, David. An investigation of cross-language transfer in phonemic awareness of Spanish-speaking preschoolers. Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (Jun 2005).
  • Blanchard, Jay. Unleasing the voices: Teachers resources and results. 50th Annual Convention of the International Reading Association. San Antonio, TX (May 2005).
  • Atwill, Kim, Blanchard, Jay, Christie, James, Burstein, Karen. Young children’s performance on assessments of phonological awareness with and without visual cues. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Apr 2005).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Atwill, K, Christie, J, Burstein, K. Young children's performance on assessments of phonological awareness with and without visual cues. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Montreal, Canada (Apr 2005).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Christie, J, Burstein, K, Atwill, K, Gorin, J, Moore, T. The effect of illustrations on assessment of phonemic awareness in young children: A preliminary study. Annual of meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Vrije Universiteit: Amsterdam (Jun 2004).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Christie, James, Burstein, Karen, Atwill, Kim, Moore, Terry. The effect of illustrations on assessment of phonemic awareness: A preliminary study. Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (Jun 2004).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Christie, J, Burstein, K, Atwill, K. Cognitive load demands and early phonological awareness assessment: Are we measuring what we think we are?. 49th Annual Convention of the International Reading Association. Reno: NV (May 2004).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Gorin, J. The effect of curriculum alignment on reading achievement : A multi-school district study. 49th Annual Convention of the International Reading Association. Reno: NV (May 2004).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Gorin, J. The effect of curriculum alignment on elementary mathematics and reading achievement. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Diego: CA (Apr 2004).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Albers, C, DiCerbo, K. The effect of reducing attention demands on standardized reading test performance. 2003 Learning Conference. Institute of Education, University of London. London. England (Jul 2003).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Albers, C, DiCerbo, K. The effects of a modified administration format on the standardized test performance of third-grade students. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA (Apr 2002).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Albers, C. Accommodations for improving the standardized test performance of Hispanic LEP students: The role of selective attention. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA (Apr 2002).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Albers, C. Sustained attention, high stakes testing, and the reading comprehension performance of third-grade students. Annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Chicago, IL (Mar 2002).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Laczko, I. Beyond skill and drill: Technology and literacy. 12th European Conference on Reading. Dublin City University, Dublin, IR (Jul 2001).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Laczko, I. New ways Forward: Technology to enhance reading, writing and creativity. 37th International United Kingdom Reading Association. Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent, UK (Jul 2001).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Oliver, J. What we know and where to learn about it. A review of technology solutions to urban school problems of the family-school connection. 46th Annual Convention of the International Reading Association. New Orleans (May 2001).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Albers, C, DiCerbo, K, Oliver, J. Can divided-time administration raise test scores? The relationship between attention and standardized reading comprehension tests. Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Boulder, CO (May 2001).
  • Blanchard, Jay, DiCerbo, K, Albers, C, Roberts, M. Attention in standardized reading test performance: Implications for accommodation. National Association of School Psychologist Conference, Washington, DC (Apr 2001).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Oliver, J, DiCerbo, K, Albers, C. Can divided-time administration raise scores? A test of attention-effort hypothesis effects on standardized reading achievement scores for Native Americans. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association.Seattle, WA (Apr 2001).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Oliver, J. A history of the family-school connection and technology. 45th Annual Convention of the International Reading Association. Indianapolis,IN (May 2000).
  • Blanchard, Jay, Oliver, J, DiCerbo, K, Albers, C, Benavides, A. Reduction of test time: Effects on standardized reading comprehension test scores of bilingual Hispanic third graders. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA (Apr 2000).
Service
  • E-Journal of Teaching and Learning in Diverse Settings, Appointed reviewer (2003 - Present)
  • Journal of Educational Computing Research, Appointed reveiwer (1996 - Present)
  • Computers in the Schools, Appointed reveiwer (1988 - Present)
  • IRA, Chair, Governmental Relations Committee (2008 - 2009)
  • IRA, Member, Presidental White Paper Task Force (2008 - 2009)
  • Pearson Education Foundation, Advisor (2008 - 2009)
  • ASU, Faculty Senate, Member (2003 - 2008)
  • Arizona Iraq Afghanistan War Memorial Commission, Member (2003 - 2008)
  • Arizona School District Redistricting Commission, Member (2005 - 2008)
  • US Department of Education; Early Reading First Full Application, On site reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • US Department of Education; Early Reading First Preapplication Grants, Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • US Department of Education, Early Childhood Educators Professional Development grants, Reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • College of Education, School Psychology (Faculty Search), Member ASU (2005 - 2005)
  • ASU, College of Public Programs (Dean Search), Member (2004 - 2005)
  • IRA, NCLB Committee, Member (2004 - 2005)
  • IRA, Governmental Relations Committee, Member (2003 - 2005)
  • QWEST for KIDS, Advisory Board (2002 - 2004)
  • Project Challenge, Advisory Board (2000 - 2004)
  • Psychological Reports, Invited reveiwer (2003 - 2003)
  • Perceptual and Motor Skills, Invited reveiwer (2002 - 2002)
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction General Election, Democratic Party Candidate (2002 - 2002)
  • Arizona State Senator (2000 - 2002)
  • Education Commission of the States, Arizona Representative (2000 - 2002)
  • Reading Research Quarterly, Appointed reveiwer (1995 - 2001)
  • Reading Teacher, Appointed reveiwer (1994 - 2001)
  • IRA, Technology, Communication and Literacy, Member (1997 - 2000)