ESL ReadingSmart and ReadingMate

ESL ReadingSmart and ReadingMate offer 4th grade through adult English language learners and native English speakers a comprehensive and targeted approach to building literacy skills to meet grade level expectations.

ESL ReadingSmart is a standards-based, online learning program designed to accelerate English language development and support academic success. Through its diagnostic capabilities, student-centered activities, and supplemental teacher resources, students receive a personalized learning experience tailored to their individual needs and abilities.

ReadingMate is a web-based, reading intervention program (included in your ESL ReadingSmart subscription) that prepares students to read at grade level and develop the necessary reading skills for college and career readiness. Utilizing an individualized learning approach, students are supported throughout their reading journey to read and comprehend increasingly complex Lexile-leveled texts.

ESL ReadingSmart is a standards-based, online learning program for 4th grade through adult students, designed to accelerate English language development in an academic environment.

What It Is

  • Content correlated to state, Common Core, TESOL, and WIDA ELP standards
  • Individualized student learning paths based on a learner’s level of language acquisition
  • Lessons support all four modalities of language learning: listening, speaking, reading, and writing
  • Easy-to-access reports provide individual, class, school, and district data and growth measures

Why It Works

  • Flexible enough for student-centered, stand-alone application or use in a blended learning environment
  • Balanced instructional pedagogy integrates vocabulary development, reading comprehension, grammar activities, and writing opportunities into each lesson
  • Unique Newcomers section facilitates the introduction of basic vocabulary and sentence structure
  • Four Lexile®-measured reading levels offer multi-cultural, high-interest text selections
  • Native-language support for Newcomers and an online translator that supports 37 languages

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ReadingMate is a web-based, reading intervention program (included in your ESL ReadingSmart subscription) that prepares 4th through 12th grade students to read at grade level and develop the necessary reading skills for college and career readiness.

What It Is

  • Content based on the Common Core State Standards for English language arts and reading
  • A diagnostic placement test to ensure students are working at their individual ability level
  • Engaging reading selections, online workbooks, and worksheets for independent and group work
  • Easy-to-access reports provide individual, class, school, and district progress and skill development

Why It Works

  • Flexible enough for student-centered, stand-alone application or use in a blended learning environment
  • Engaging Lexile®-measured texts incorporate different cultural traditions and time periods
  • Student progress tab monitors the development of standards-based skills, vocabulary development, and reading comprehension
  • Teacher tools differentiate instruction and include support-guide tutorials and lessons plans for small group or whole-class instruction

LEXILE®, LEXILE FRAMEWORK® and the LEXILE® logo are trademarks of MetaMetrics, Inc., and are registered in the United States and abroad. Copyright© 2015 MetaMetrics, Inc. All rights reserved.

ESL ReadingSmart is WIDA PRIME Correlated

ESL ReadingSmart was awarded a complete WIDA PRIME V2 correlation following rigorous review! Positive marks recognize ESL ReadingSmart’s promise to provide curriculum that aligns to best practices as outlined by the English Language Proficiency Standards and the PRIME V2 Inventory.

The complete published WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation can be found here. The detailed review includes examples from the program aligned to all fourteen criteria that were evaluated.

About the WIDA Consortium and PRIME

The WIDA Consortium includes 38 U.S. State Education Agencies and focuses on advancing academic language development for linguistically diverse students through high quality standards, assessments, research, and professional development for educators.

The WIDA Consortium developed PRIME as a tool to assist educators in making informed decisions about selecting instructional materials for language education programs.

By attaining a WIDA PRIME V2 correlation, Edmentum and ESL ReadingSmart join a distinguished group of online learning providers that have completed the multi-criterion analysis.

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