Bring Out English Learners' Full Potential

Leveraging our students' vast potential, our English language solutions equip students with the supports they need to do more than advance from one grade to the next. Understanding the unique challenges these learners face, our solutions allow you to meet students where they are and guide them to academic language proficiency, standards mastery, and an unshakable confidence in their ability to learn.

"The limits of my language mean the limits of my world."

Ludwig Wittgenstein
Our Approach
Engage every learner

Inspire unshakable confidence

HMH® offers solutions that address the range of English learners' needs, because it takes a suite of tools to meet diverse language acquisition challenges.

Meet Our English Learners
Newcomers

Beginning English learners require solutions that support foundational literacy, build language skills across content areas, and support them in transitioning to the language of their academic studies.

English learners in the elementary grades

As English language students move through the elementary grades, they require differentiated support, engaging and scaffolded content that aligns to grade-level standards, and activities that energize and build confidence.

Long-term English learners

Long-term English learners have achieved proficiency in conversational English but require intensive support for academic language development and grade-level content mastery in order to reach today's rigorous academic milestones.

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Professional Services

Our professional learning services allows educators to work shoulder to shoulder with leading practitioners, transforming student outcomes and school performance.

Leveraging Biliteracy

Leveraging Biliteracy offers insights and resources to enhance the teaching journey.

Literacy

Our comprehensive Literacy solutions are designed to engage, empower, and propel reading success for the whole classroom.

Our Programs
Raise achievement and build confidence

Our English language development programs celebrate and nurture our emerging bilinguals. Engaging content compels students to do their best. Systematic instruction grows proficiency, lesson by lesson. Built-in scaffolding builds confidence with every learning moment. 

On Our Way to English® (Grades K-5)

Challenge students to reach new heights with a focus on academic language and vocabulary development instruction.

English 3D® (Grades 4-12)

Foster students’ development of academic and content-area vocabulary as well as their writing, speaking, and listening skills.

Escalate English® (Grades 4-8)

Build academic English proficiency via active engagement with rigorous, grade-level language, texts, media, and content.

ACCESS® (Grades 5–12)

Help newcomers to advanced English learners build language and learning skills in all subjects including English, math, history, and science.

Experience the power of our English language development solutions in action.
Our Authors

Our authors bring unprecedented levels of expertise to the art and science of crafting teaching and learning materials that impact English learners' growth. In addition to outstanding academic and research credentials, they bring tireless dedication to improving equity and outcomes for today's diverse English learners. 

Drs. Yvonne and David Freeman
Authors, On Our Way to English, Professors Emeriti, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Dr. Elena Izquierdo, Ph.D.
Author, Escalate English, Associate Professor, Dual Language Education / Biliteracy / ELL Education, University of Texas, El Paso
Dr. Kate Kinsella
Author, English 3D, San Francisco University, Center for Teacher Efficacy
Margo Gottlieb
Author, On Our Way to English, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin
Jo Gusman
Co-author, Great Source ACCESS Newcomers and Great Source ACCESS ENGLISH
News & Events
The latest from our leaders

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Translanguaging: Making Strategic Use of Emergent Bilinguals’ Complete Linguistic Repertoires
Have you heard of translanguaging? Our fall Lead the Way to Literacy webinar series will feature bilingual education thought leaders Yvonne and David Freeman. Take an early look at the Freemans’ insight on this use of students’ home languages to promote the acquisition of academic language and content in English. Read More
Drs. Yvonne and David Freeman
Authors, On Our Way to English, Professors Emeriti, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
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