Teaching adolescent struggling readers presents a variety of challenges. Kristin De Vivo describes a tiered approach to address them
RECENT RESEARCH REVEALS that, in addition to comprehension challenges, a large number of adolescent struggling readers also struggle with word-level reading skills. Scholastic Inc. has developed two tiers of reading interventions to support students across this spectrum.
|What we know|
|● Adolescent struggling readers need varying levels of support.
● READ 180 is effective in raising the achievement of struggling adolescent readers, particularly those reading approximately two years below level.
● Tier III interventions are needed for high-risk readers who need intensive focus on foundational reading skills either before, or in addition to, Tier II interventions. READ 180 model
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