English Language Development in Grades K–6
Lexia® English Language Development™ is an adaptive blended learning program that supports Emergent Bilingual students’ English language acquisition through academic conversations. The program integrates speaking, listening, and grammar in the subjects of math, science, social studies, general knowledge, and biographies.
Empowering Emergent Bilinguals to Thrive
As the number of Emergent Bilingual students continues to increase nationwide, educators and district administrators need smarter ways to ensure better academic outcomes for every learner. This means providing both teachers and Emergent Bilingual learners with the tools they need for success.
Lexia English can help. This state-of-the-art English language learning solution was created to help Emergent Bilingual students reach their academic potential and is designed from an asset-based orientation. The program incorporates culturally responsive pedagogies that support individualized learning paths for each learner. Lexia English creates an environment that includes and values all students and equips educators with simple, actionable data and reports to ensure academic success and better learning outcomes for all.
Engaged StudentsPlay Video
Student motivation is key for an equitable classroom environment. Lexia English celebrates learners’ achievements, providing encouragement, confidence, and a sense of belonging. Founded on the leading-edge expertise of Lexia Learning, the program boasts advanced technology in speech recognition, meeting students' needs for interactive academic English speaking and listening practice in a variety of subject areas.Learn More about Engaged Students
Empowered EducatorsPlay Video
With Lexia English, educators are equipped with the tools necessary to address individual student needs, reduce the impact of time constraints, enhance their preparedness, and access actionable data to better support student achievement. Teacher-led resources and lessons complement the online component of independent, student-driven learning, helping to streamline instruction and ensure teacher effectiveness.Learn More about Empowered Educators
Improved OutcomesPlay Video
Aligned with multiple language proficiency standards, the program's rigorous academic content supports language acquisition for students at all proficiency bands. Providing educational opportunity and closing long-standing accessibility and equity gaps, Lexia English helps schools and districts improve performance, meet district and state standards goals, and increase graduation rates.Learn More about Improved Outcomes
Speech Recognition Technology offers targeted feedback
Students progress at their own pace linguistically and academically thanks to the program's embedded Speech Recognition Technology. Learners who are struggling with a particular skill benefit from scaffolded support and instruction on the targeted skills and grammatical conventions.
Curriculum aligned with Language Proficiency Standards
The program's curriculum was developed to align with multiple language proficiency standards for language instruction, including WIDA, CA ELD, TX ELPS, ELPA 21, and NY ESL.
Adaptive, personalized learning paths for all
Lexia's three-step Adaptive Blended Learning model has proved to be an effective way to support Emergent Bilinguals by combining independent, student-driven learning with teacher-led instruction and ongoing progress monitoring to accelerate academic English language learning.
Nurturing a growth mindset
Lexia English adopts the asset model of education: Learners' backgrounds, heritage languages, and cultures are viewed as an asset and are celebrated. Embracing a Growth Mindset, the program encourages motivation by offering choice, allowing students to see their progress, and celebrating their achievements as Emergent Bilinguals.
Supporting educators to improve outcomes
The program’s patented Assessment Without Testing® technology gathers and analyzes actionable, real-time progress-monitoring data and recommends lessons for teacher-facilitated peer-to-peer speaking and listening practice. All reports can be accessed through the easy-to-use myLexia® Educator Platform.Learn More about Supporting educators to improve outcomes
Mobile technology for students and educators
Lexia English can be accessed from a variety of web browsers on PC, Mac, and Chromebook, as well as through the mobile app on iPad. The program’s app offers students an engaging and interactive experience, while personalized learning paths allow them to progress and learn at their own pace. At the same time, the myLexia app for iPads and iPhones makes reporting at the student, class, grade, school, and district level easily accessible thanks to the program's embedded, ongoing, real-time progress monitoring.
Proven by Users
Right Solution, Right Time: Helping Emergent Bilingual Students Thrive from Anywhere
When a K–8 charter school in Tampa, FL, needed a language learning solution for its younger ESOL, or emergent bilingual, students, it relied on Lexia® English. Find out how the program supported remote learning during the pandemic while improving students’ language proficiency.
Proven by Users
More Speaking Practice in English Builds Linguistic Confidence in a California District
Due to the pandemic, Laguna Beach Unified School District relied on a hybrid learning model during the 2020-21 school year. As an adaptive blended learning program, Lexia English was able to seamlessly integrate into the curriculum, supporting students’ English language acquisition both at home and in the classroom.
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