Easy-to-follow guide connects self-assessment tools with the strengths of Reading Recovery-trained educators to build professional learning communities that support high-quality literacy instruction. The goal is to create, initiate, and sustain a comprehensive literacy system that supports the promise of literacy for every child.
Sarah Sparks, research reporter for Education Week, covers the findings of the year one evaluation of the i3 Reading Recovery Scale-Up initiative. "First graders in the Reading Recovery program made dramatic gains in word recognition and comprehension …" Read more
This dedicated website features brochures, fact sheets, case studies, administrator and lesson videos, and other important information decision makers need to learn more about how Reading Recovery works.
Literacy LessonsTM is an intervention designed to reach young children (generally Grades 1-4) in special education or ESL settings who are struggling with beginning reading and writing but are not eligible for Reading Recovery. Specialist teachers are trained to use Reading Recovery instructional procedures to design individual lessons for their students with the goal of accelerating their literacy learning.
Videos illustrate the six tasks and administration of the Observation Survey, a proven tool for designing effective literacy instruction for young children. DVD includes task examples, administrations with two students, score sheets, and support materials for the leader and participants.
Reading Recovery can play a vital role in ensuring that students are able to meet the goals of the Common Core State Standards. A free 20-minute webcast, an in-depth article from the spring issue of The Journal of Reading Recovery, and an RRCNA report provide valuable information for teachers and administrators.
Both literacy specialists and classroom teachers will find timely information and practical examples of effective practices in literacy instruction.
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Universities offer i3 funds for Reading Recovery professional development
Funds are available through 19 university training centers to qualified teachers who apply to a certified Reading Recovery teacher training program through their sponsoring building or district.