Dr. Jessica Chan

Assistant Professor

Language Arts and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education, Okanagan School of Education

Research Themes:  Language, Sustainability and Transnationalism

Dr. Jessica Chan is a reading researcher and teacher educator committed to advancing the science of reading for language diverse learners. The goal of her research program is to understand how language and literacy develops in diverse learners including children from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and children with and without learning disabilities.

Dr. Chan’s current research investigates the relationship between language, reading, and mathematics development in school-aged children.

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that UBC’s campuses are situated within the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh, and in the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation and their peoples.

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