Reading in a Second Language

A Model of Second-Language Reading The purpose of this review of the research literature and design of a theoretical  model of is twofold:  (1) to describe a model of second-language reading to illustrate points at which linguistic and cross-cultural factors come into play that may present difficulty for the English-language learner in the reading process; […]

Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners

This module describes the basic assumptions about students that undergird literacy instruction of native English speakers in contrast to the assumptions and theoretical orientation of literacy instruction of English Language Learners (ELL). Literacy Achievement in California’s Schools California’s public schools face many challenges in preparing students for productive and prosperous futures in the information age […]