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TEIR District Reading Program

Program Description

TEIR is a short term, intensive program for students in grade 2 who have been identified with a severe delay in the acquistion of reading skills.

The focus of TEIR is to provide a differentiated learning setting that will facilitate the acquisition of academic skills with a focus on phonological skills, liteacy and numeracy development. TEIR will also provide some consultative services as well as professional development. There will be four half day wokshops (once per month) for the Resource teacher of the student participating in TEIR. Schools referring students to TEIR must be committed to attending these session.

Student Profile

Students are appropriate candidates for referral to this program when they:

  • are in grade 2
  • have average cognitive potential (identified as leanring disabled)
  • have not responded to Tier 1 and 2 interventions that have been implemented
  • Benchmark Reading Assessment levels are less than level 6

Capacity and Staffing:

Grade 2  

8 students

1 teacher and 1 Support Staff

Located at Collingwood Neighbourhood School

For more detailed information please see VSB District Programs (page 6)

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