In 2011, MultiLit launched MiniLit, our effective, evidence-based, small group intervention program, designed to support struggling readers in the initial stages of literacy up to Year 2. A decade on, it’s time to release the first major revision of the program, MiniLit Sage.
Yates Avenue Public School is a small P-6 school of 176 students, located in Western Sydney. Four years ago, the school embarked on a program of improvement based on evidence-based practice.
A parent from one of our science-based literacy intervention programs recently shared this interaction with his son: “A couple of weeks ago my son had a maths test at school, so I asked how he went. ‘Good, I could read the questions’, he replied to me. It melted my heart.”
While most teachers understand the importance of positive reinforcement, research indicates that praise is more often focused on academic performance.