December 13, 2016
georgia school

Award-winning Georgia school fills Response to Intervention gaps

The buzzword these days seems to be RTI—Response to Intervention—as six states have set precedence and adopted research-based RTI strategies to determine whether or not a student has a learning disability. Now schools nationwide are following suit, busily constructing their […]
December 13, 2016
reading practice

Arizona English learners make great gains through reading practice

With more than 15 countries represented in its English Language Development program, Amphitheater High School in Tucson, Arizona is wonderfully diverse in culture. Regardless of their native language, they quickly embrace yet another pervasive culture at the school—the culture of […]
December 13, 2016
luther l wright high school

High school inspired by elementary school intervention success

As a big proponent of interventions, Principal Michelle Kanipes of Luther L. Wright Middle School – High School in Ironwood, Michigan, doesnt like to see special personnel and programs for those interventions stop after elementary school. Just because a student […]
December 13, 2016
sir william burrough primary school

Reading lays foundation for success in UK school

At Sir William Burrough Primary School in East London, there are conscious efforts to make each day bright for students in Years 1–6 (equivalent to US grades K–5). Students in Year 2 wear a different primary-hued sweater daily so every […]