Academic Language and Literacy Diagnostic (ALLD)

PIs: Dr. Gita Martohardjono and Dr. Elaine Klein

The Academic Language And Literacy Diagnostic (ALLD) is a literacy diagnostic in English and Spanish. Developed by the Second Language Acquisition Lab and The Research Institute for the Study of Language in Urban Society (RISLUS) at The City University of New York Graduate Center it was commissioned by the New York City Department of Education’s Office of English Language Learners in 2008. The results of the ALLD offer educators detailed descriptions of a student’s skills and abilities in reading, vocabulary, and math. The ALLD modules are: Pre-Literacy, Word Study, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Math.

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