Language for Learning Institute


Projects

  • 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...