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Pearson English Learning System (PELS)

Overview


The Pearson English Learning System brings together 3 key areas: Instruction, Assessment and Professional Development. These key areas are represented by Pearson products:

  • Instruction: Language Central K-10, Cornerstone K-5, Keystone 6-10
  • Assessment/Progress Monitoring: SELP 2 and AIMSweb
  • Professional Development: SIOP, A+RISE

It is the first time that Instruction, Assessment, Progress Monitoring, and Professional Development products have been integrated to work in unison.

Instructional Programs


Pearson Language Central K-5 is an English language development program with a Newcomer component. It offers a variety of opportunities for English learners to produce, understand, and learn English. It has a very strong connection to Reading Street.

Pearson Language Central 6-10 is an English language development program with a Newcomer component. It offers a variety of opportunities for English learners to produce language and dig deeper into critical vocabulary and comprehension skills.

Pearson Cornerstone K-5 is an English language development program with a Newcomer component. It is a multilevel program designed for elementary English learners and struggling readers. The program blends rigorous, research-based reading and language skills instruction.

Pearson Keystone 6-10 is an English language development program with a Newcomer component. It is an eight-level flexible reading and language development program that accelerates students' academic achievement through scaffolded, sustained instruction and language development strategies.

Assessment/Progress Monitoring Programs


SELP2 is an English Language Proficiency Test. It helps you evaluate the listening, speaking, reading, comprehension, and writing skills of English language learners in grades K-12. Academic language items developed and designed using current academic language research. Summative, Formative, and critical benchmark assessments form the full suite of tests. The skills measured by the SELP 2 subtests are correlated and referenced at point-of-use in the instructional programs.

aimsweb® is an assessment and data management system that provides the framework for RtI implementations and tiered instruction. It offers multiple assessments for universal screening and progress monitoring, as well as web-based data management, charting, and reporting. The AIMSweb Training Workbook is referenced at point-of-use for reading progress measures.