Growth with Reading Recovery

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Student video thanks to South-Western City Schools, OH

Reading Recovery: Progress in Action

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Individual students work one-to-one with a specially trained teacher for only 12 to 20 weeks and receive daily 30-minute lessons. After a full series of lessons, about 74% of students achieve grade-level standard.

After Completing Lessons, Students Can:
  • Read increasingly more difficult texts at an instructional level, expanding their power to learn from their own efforts and solve problems as they read and write.
  • Compose increasingly complex messages using resources to solve new words: students monitor and edit their work, knowing when and how to get help.
  • Continue to learn with supportive classroom instruction.
Reading Recovery requires ongoing data collection for each and every child who has lessons. Because accountability is a key part of Reading Recovery, administrators receive annual reports at the teacher, school, and district level.