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.
Australian principals believe classroom management is the number one challenge for new teachers and that only a third of them are well prepared for managing classrooms.
As more states embrace the evidence and success of early phonics instruction this is the time to get your school ahead of the curve.