Amanda Sox Agudelo

Henry Barnard School (HBS)
(401) 456-8170

Academic Background

Philosophy of Education (PhD) in Language, Reading, and Culture, The University of Arizona, 2011

Master of Arts (MA) in Curriculum and Instruction, Appalachian State University, 2003

English as a Second Language Certification, Appalachian State University, 1998

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Spanish with K-12 Foreign Language Certification, The University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1996

Courses Taught

BLBC 516 Methods and Materials in Bilingual-Bicultural Education
TESL 546 Teaching English as a Second Language
TESL 549 Sociocultural Foundations of Language Minority Education

Research Interests

Preparing K-12 teachers for working with English learners
EL education in regions with new or rapid growth of immigrant and EL student populations
Development and implementation of dual language programs
Development of biliteracy and bilingualism in language minority students


Sox, A. (2009). Latino immigrant students in southern schools: What we know and still need to learn. Theory Into Practice, 48, 312-318.

Sox, A., & Rubinstein-Avila, E. (2009). Webquests for English language learners: Essential elements for design. Journal of Adolescent Literacy, 53, 38-48.


Sox, A. (2011). Teacher preparation for instructing middle school ELL students: A North Carolina piedmont perspective.

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