This article was written by author Kenneth Campbell before Great Leaps was officially incorporated but it was being implemented for the first time ...
It is essential that the results reported from a reading intervention like Great Leaps are corroborated by peer-reviewed studies or independent progress tests that demonstrate the growth within the program. Studies have been done on Great Leaps showing substantive improvements in reading rate, accuracy and growth toward the independent reading level.
For 25 years, we have refined our reading program and taught over 500,000 students. For the last 5 years, we have refined our digital reading program and now have the capability to train and empower online tutors to reach students directly!
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Reading fluency and comprehension is arguably the most important skill our children learn during their time in school. It impacts nearly every subject matter directly and is crucial for independent learning that comes outside of school and in our adult lives. Sadly, across the country the school systems have been failing students in need of this vital skill.
Rachel was 6 years old at the start of this video. The youngest of six children, Rachel was heartbroken that she could not read but, as you can se...
For someone in a position to work toward solving any difficult problem, having reliable and updated measurements of the variables which matter is crucial in adjusting the strategy to solve that problem. In the world of education, this is no different and problems often sit unaddressed which can be identified and solved.
There are different interventions required for different types of students. Some are far more involved and costly in both time and money than others but prove to be overkill for the needs of the student at hand.
The new Great Leaps Digital program ads an incredible amount of versatility for our reading fluency intervention. As an online reading program, we can now tutor students remotely from anywhere with wifi connection and it can be used on virtually any internet connected device!
Often times, students struggling in reading have difficulties in other tool skills of education such as math and language. Make sure your student has a well rounded foundation as the move forwards with their education.
Accurately identifying reading errors is the first step to correcting them. Learn more about what IS an error in Great Leaps and how can instructors work to correct them.