About CAL
Join Our List
Featured Publication
Making Content Comprehensible book cover
Email this page
Print this page

Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners

Learn more about this publication.

Student studying book

Learn about our testing products.

Resource Corner

ECOLT Annual Conference
Learn more.

Browse our collection of free downloadable digests including.

Working with Young English Language Learners: Some Considerations.


Testing / Assessment

PreK–12 ESL Assessment

The spotlight in pre-kindergarten to twelfth grades is currently on understanding the academic achievement of English language learners. CAL is doing its part to encourage and foster higher levels of academic achievement among English language learners through its assessment projects.

Featured Project

World-class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA)
CAL works with the WIDA Consortium to create and enhance large scale language and academic assessments for English language learners (ELLs) in grades K–12 in order to meet the legislated demands of No Child Left Behind. Learn more.

Testing Products

Learn about our complete line of testing products.

The Working Group on ELL Policy
The Working Group on ELL Policy is a group of researchers with extensive experience in the education of English language learners (ELLs) and a substantial understanding of the research on effective strategies for this population.

The Working Groupís mission is to bring a research perspective to developing recommendations, share information, and foster dialogue among educators, policy makers, and other stakeholders about current policy issues affecting ELLs.

Learn more.