Language for Learning Institute


Projects

  • Collective Capacity (Project C2): Professional Learning to Improve the Quality of Language and Literacy Instruction for English Learners

    Project C2 is a development and innovation project funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, under the topic of effective instruction. The purpose of this 4-year project is to develop, refine, and pilot a job-embedded professional learning model for fourth- and fifth-grade teachers focused on increasing the quality of language...

  • Center for the Success of English Learners (CSEL)

    Researchers from MCPER and six other institutions have formed the Center for the Success of English Learners (CSEL), an Institute of Education Sciences (IES) National Research and Development Center focused on addressing the critical need of improving opportunities and achievement for English learners in secondary school settings. CSEL is organized...

  • Measuring the Language and Vocabulary Acquisition in Science of Latinx Students (MELVA-S)

    The purpose of this grant is to develop an online formative assessment that measures the science vocabulary knowledge of Latinx bilingual students with different levels of English and Spanish language proficiencies in grades 2 and 3. The project will use speech recognition and automated scoring to score the measure and produce a...

  • English Learner Institute for Teaching and Excellence: Project ELITE

    The English Learner Institute for Teaching and Excellence (Project ELITE2) implements, iteratively evaluates, and refines a response to intervention model to ensure that all students, including English learners, become proficient readers and users of English during the elementary grades. The multitiered framework includes (a) high-quality culturally and linguistically responsive core...

  • Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners

    Researchers from MCPER and five other institutions are addressing the critical need to provide effective instruction for English language learners in content area classes in seventh grade. Specifically, the Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners (CREATE) examines the efficacy of a social...

  • Scale-Up Evaluation of Reading Intervention for First-Grade English Learners

    The purpose of this 5-year project is to determine the effectiveness of the Proactiva/Proactive curriculum—a fully developed first-grade literacy and oracy intervention in Spanish and English with proven efficacy and with roots in SRA’s Early Interventions in Reading (see Vaughn et...