Washington, DC – Showcasing as a part of its new literacy answer on the NAEYC (Nationwide Affiliation for the Schooling of Younger Kids) annual convention, Studying With out Tears’ acclaimed Early Childhood curriculum, Get Set for College® (GSS), now contains Assessments to Information Instruction (AGI), an addition to the entire program that gives higher worth and extra full foundational studying. This new evaluation software permits educators to simply assess, observe, and remediate pupil efficiency over the course of the college 12 months. With AGI, academics can simply present updates and strategies to households, constructing robust school-to-home connections, an essential factor of younger learners’ success.
“Studying With out Tears has constructed a robust literacy answer, based mostly on the success we’ve had in early childhood schooling for greater than 40 years,” mentioned Terry Nealon, CEO of Studying With out Tears. “Get Set for College is a central element of that literacy experience and is already being utilized by 1000’s of colleges throughout the nation for kindergarten-readiness. Increasing GSS to incorporate Assessments to Information Instruction will increase the influence LWT’s literacy answer can have on very younger learners. With a transparent, particular person evaluation of what their college students want at this early level of their schooling, academics can create a lifelong learner and lover of studying, by understanding after which assembly college students the place they’re.”
The award-winning Get Set for College full curriculum is split into six studying areas that seamlessly create a greater educational final result for pre-Ok college students. College students are taught developmentally, studying the best expertise first, then constructing on that data as studying progresses. Multi-sensory actions present hands-on studying and play-based alternatives for college kids to study.
This entire pre-Ok curriculum prepares college students for kindergarten in pleasant methods, creating the foundational studying expertise mandatory for general educational success. With the new Assessments to Information Instruction, academics can:
- Determine the abilities college students want to enhance
- Allow data-driven enhancements of teacher-led instruction
- Visualize pupil progress stories and share with households and directors
- Manage pupil assessments by means of a digital dashboard
- Guarantee pupil success over time, with digital progress monitoring
- Remediate pupil expertise with guided strategies per unit
The influence pandemic faculty shutdowns had on pupil progress might be measured and monitored for a lot of upcoming years. However the Nation’s Report Card from the Nationwide Evaluation of Academic Progress, reported what many feared: pupil efficiency declined considerably, with decrease performing college students seeing a shaper decline than a few of their friends. “Every early learner began faculty this 12 months at a distinct spot,” CEO Nealon explains. “Some college students are beginning preschool with foundational studying expertise already in place, whereas different college students nonetheless must develop these constructing blocks of studying. Many of those younger kids have by no means been in a proper studying surroundings. All of this impacts pupil achievement and progress, and academics want a solution to establish every pupil’s studying expertise.”
Evaluation of every pupil’s expertise and progress is significant, so academics have the info to know the place every pupil is, by way of studying. With evaluation in place, academics can tailor their instruction based mostly on every college students’ efficiency, after which comply with and observe the progress college students make as they prepare for kindergarten.
Get Set for College helps academics preserve college students on-track for kindergarten-readiness in a easy manner: by increasing early studying potentialities. Embedded Skilled Growth will empower and encourage academics with real-time guided and just-in-time studying modules. Digital instructing instruments, multi-sensory manipulatives, actions, play-based classes, and a number of different essential academic instruments, are included within the full model of GSS.
In all components of the GSS program, academics are supported with guided classes and different studying alternatives. College students entry a hands-on curriculum that engages their minds and provides many children an actual love for studying. As an entire pre-Ok curriculum, Get Set for College aligns to requirements developed by Head Begin and the Nationwide Affiliation for the Schooling of Younger Kids and addresses every topic space all through the course of research-based instruction.
Get Set for College is eligible for federal funding sources.
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Studying With out Tears is a number one early schooling firm providing a confirmed and distinctive strategy to instructing and studying, from essential readiness expertise in pre-Ok to foundational writing and typing expertise, together with handwriting, keyboarding and cursive. The elementary school-level applications profit all learners with multisensory, developmentally acceptable, confirmed practices, and are utilized by hundreds of thousands of scholars around the globe. Studying With out Tears skilled growth applications ship early schooling experience to 1000’s of academics, tutors, and occupational therapists within the US and throughout the globe.