Doubling Down on Literacy

This past summer we made the decision to "double down" on literacy. So many of the students we serve read well below their grade level. Thanks to several partnerships, we were able to offer both iStation and Lexia Core5 to our students over the summer, and one girl was able to improve her reading by two grade levels!

We are thrilled to announce that moving forward, every child who attends our Kids Clubs will receive at least 60 minutes per week using an iPad based Literacy program. This does 3 things:

  1. Provides each student with a tailored learning plan, based on where they are and how they improve during each session
  2. Provides us with real-time information about what a child is struggling with, and then provides one-on-one tutoring curriculum that can be easily facilitated by a volunteer
  3. Frees up our staff to maintain a focus on building healthy relationships with each child (like the Uno game taking place above!)

If you are interested in learning more, we'd love to hear from you!

Posted on September 16, 2015 .