Vocabulary knowledge is the single best predictor of students' future academic success across the curriculum. Longman Cornerstone and Longman Keystone provide explicit instruction in academic vocabulary throughout all levels of the series.

Content-rich readings from across the curriculum paired with modeled learning strategies equip students with the tools they need to achieve academic success as they transition to mainstream classrooms.

A well-organized, yet easy-to-use roadmap of skills is essential to helping your students achieve success. The step-by-step lesson plan and built-in strategies for differentiated instruction ensures that every learner gets the support he or she needs to achieve long term academic success.


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This growing and challenging student population deserves more than a random, piecemeal approach to instruction," said Joanne Dresner, President of Pearson Longman. "That's why we have developed an integrated core program series across the board for Kindergarten through grade 12. Not only have we created a seamless bridge from intervention to the basic program, but we have anchored it all in California English Language Arts Content Standards.

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Feria del Libro

Sacramento, CA (April 10, 2008) - Recognizing the overwhelming evidence pointing to the school success of children who read at home with their families, for the second consecutive year Pearson Education and the Pearson Foundation will be a sponsor of the Annual Feria del Libro: A Family Book Fair at Los Angeles City Hall on Saturday, June 7, 2008.

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Reading Submissions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 11, 2008) – The education publisher Pearson, today announced that it has submitted to California's Department of Education a total of seven comprehensive programs aligned to meet new state standards and designed to boost reading, vocabulary, and language arts performance for all of California's elementary and secondary students.

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