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The Indy Learning Team builds partnership to create opportunity through access to literacy. We accomplish this by:
 

  1. Empowering and investing in community members and programs 

  2. Providing  science-based explicit literacy instruction to catch-kids before they fail 

  3. Building trusting relationships and infrastructure to deal with unanticipated needs and problems

Guiding Principles:

  • Every student, regardless of economic status or race, should have access to high-quality literacy instruction

  • Community leaders should make decisions for their community

  • Building trusting collaborative relationships with community members is critical

  • Building reading resources in communities with focus on training and mentoring creates deeper sustained impact

Our Programs Include:

  • Year-round literacy instruction programs targeting K-3rd grade students

  • Training

    • Bringing reading science into literacy instruction & experiences​

    • Phonological awareness

    • More effective read alouds

    • Print and word awareness

    • Using assessment to inform instruction and parent engagement

    • Early writing

    • Book making

  • 1 hour literacy experiences: reading and writing for your students by a The Indy Learning Team member

  • 1-1 Tutoring scholarship program providing scholarships for tutor training and student tutoring

  • Preschool reading readiness programs

  • Book lists for classrooms and at-home subscriptions

  • Book distributions

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