Solutions for School English Learner Programs

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An EL student became confident writing full sentences in English.

Teacher

Students really grasp concepts when working on Language Tree Online together as a team.

Teacher

It allows students to hear conversations, not just isolated words in English and shows more grammatical work.

Teacher

Lo que más me gusta es que te pone a pensar cada respuesta cuidadosamente.” (What I like most is that it makes you think of each response carefully). 

Student

This program is well designed to move students from simple to complex in the different skills.

Teacher

Digital ELD Resources that Serve Teachers

Our programs are designed for use by educators at schools and virtual academies. That’s because we believe teachers hold the key to successful student outcomes.

With teaching resources built-in, our program makes your life easier! You no longer need to spend time sourcing content from the internet. Also, our structured programs ensure that the full range of language standards is covered at the appropriate level.

You decide how and how often to use the program for:

Video lessons and interactive exercises can be used for whole-class, small group, or independent learning. Monitor student progress on assignments and track assessment scores through an online dashboard. Plus, tap into a variety of provided teacher resources, including weekly planners, intervention tools, and professional development.

What Makes Our ELD Solutions Unique?

Practical, standards-aligned, and developed specifically for English learners in grades 5-12. Learn more about our ELD curriculum.

Individualized Instruction

We recognize multilingual learners possess varying degrees of proficiency due to previous schooling experiences. Students also naturally have strengths and weaknesses in different language areas. Our comprehensive ELD program starts with an in-depth formative assessment based on the latest ELD standards. This allows educators to pinpoint the exact language skills and functions where each student needs more support. Our connected lessons and instructional routines serve to effectively address identified language skill gaps.

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Aligned with English Language Development  Standards

To accelerate student progress through the ELD proficiency levels, the Language Tree Online ELD programs are aligned with English Language Development standards. This includes the latest WIDA edition, California 2012, Texas Essential Skills and Knowledge (TEKS) and Texas ELPS, NYS Next Gen ELA Standards, and the Louisiana ELP standards.

 

Multi-Sensory Input

Multi-sensory approaches are proven to deepen understanding and retention. Therefore, we've embedded video, audio, and images throughout our online ELD curriculum. This helps learners of any proficiency level easily comprehend lessons and instructions. Furthermore, we combine video instruction with fun, interactive features such as quizzes, self-recording, and writing exercises. Finally, to ensure that the learning experience is engaging and relevant to teen learners, we present realistic peer-to-peer interactions both in and out of the classroom.

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Acculturation and Functional Knowledge

The importance of acculturation should not be overlooked. Newcomers often face social and emotional hurdles due to a misunderstanding of school norms and expectations. This can make learning and integration difficult. We help newly-arrived students overcome the daunting aspect of entering the American school system by introducing school-related norms and practical tips. The American School Culture module for Newcomers combines cultural knowledge transfer with functional vocabulary lessons to help students smoothly transition into their new school environment.