Improving Reading Across Subject Areas With Word Generation

Joshua Lawrence, Claire White, and Catherine Snow
01 Sep, 2011

The Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners (CREATE) is a National Research and Development Center funded by the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education. CREATE is conducting a number of rigorous studies to expand the empirical base of research about educating ELLs.This brief describes a quasi-experimental study of Word Generation, a program that is designed to increase vocabulary development and that is implemented by teachers collaboratively in all four core content areas.