Important Lasting Gains In Literacy


This preschool student at Mt. Zion Academy LOVES books. She is "reading" this book to herself which practices a very important skill of understanding how books work including reading the pictures.


“Regardless of the risk factors, research syntheses suggest that early prevention and intervention programs in preschool and kindergarten can produce important and lasting gains for high-risk children (Neuman, 2009). McGee & Richgels Designing Early Literacy Programs

Research in Action

The Indy Learning Team and our preschool partners work hard to provide access to evidence-based literacy instruction and training so all students are kindergarten ready. This includes practicing the following skills: alphabet knowledge, beginning sounds, print/word awareness, rhyme awareness, oral comprehension/vocabulary and name writing/self-portrait.