The Reading Roadmap is a proven framework that schools can personalize to drive academic achievement in targeted grades.
Roadmap schools shift learning from isolated classrooms to a building-wide approach.
In this spirit, they develop sophisticated screening and progress monitoring systems, in addition to curriculum and intervention protocols, to enhance individualized instruction.
Since every Roadmap program is tailored for local needs and within the parameters of existing school resources, it’s a recipe for sustainable, long-term success.
Backed By Research
Through independent evaluation, the Reading Roadmap has demonstrated strong growth. Every aspect of the Reading Roadmap model, including Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), afterschool, summer programs, and family engagement are supported by decades of research and practice.
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All engagements are tailored to the specific needs of the school we are working with, but the following programs are staples in implementing the Reading Roadmap.
KRR is implemented during school through the Kansas Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS). This approach helps to identify why a student is struggling in reading, and allows teachers to provide instruction to best meet each student’s individual need.
In literacy sessions, students improve their reading skills through stories, songs, poems and reading activities in a fun learning environment. Children also receive a healthy snack and stay active in the Healthy Kids session.
(Literacy Integrated Family Engagement) During this eight-session program, families enjoy a meal together and spend time with their children talking, reading, and playing games. LIFE team members supervise children during a portion of each night, allowing time to for parents to talk and share with other families. Many families develop friendships during LIFE which last long after the program ends.
While still maintaining a strong literacy focus, students also gain skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The four-week summer camp environment gives students the opportunity to learn and gain new friends with team building, community service, fun days, and field trips.