Kindergarten Early Childhood Specialists


Early Childhood Specialists provide daily supplemental small group reading intervention with the lowest performing kindergarten students through a collaborative intervention model with the classroom teacher.

Description

The goal of the Kindergarten Early Childhood Specialists is to provide early intervention for the highest need kindergarten students using research-based practices in a collaborative intervention model to enable every student to achieve grade level literacy standards. Specialists provide daily supplemental small group reading intervention with the lowest performing kindergarten students through a collaborative intervention model with the classroom teacher. There are a maximum of three students in a group. The kindergarten teachers provide one to two sessions a day of small group instruction and the specialists provide an additional session in the classroom with a focus on practices proven to be successful with young learners.


GRADES K  PK 
AGES



Areas of Potential Impact

  • Academic
  • ELA
  • Reading Foundation Skills

Michigan's Top 10 Strategic Education Plan Goals

  • Improve early literacy achievement

Literacy Essentials

Literacy Essentials are free documents designed for Michigan educators to improve childhood literacy development. The Literacy Essentials provide research-proven, effective approaches to markedly improve literacy skills among Michigan’s youngest students. Using the Literacy Essentials with every child, in every classroom, every day will help improve literacy among our youngest learners.

Last Updated: 2021-12-07 16:37:47