All tutors prepare weekly lesson plansdeveloped to meet the needs for each student. Overall, the Clinic uses a balanced approach to teaching reading instruction including word recognition skills ( sight words, phonics, context and structural analysis) fluency, vocabulary development, and listening and reading comprehension.
It also includes instruction in writing skills,oral language development, and study skills.
All children who enroll in tutoring are provided with relevant and appropriate reading materials. They are also encouraged to become life-long readers.
Tutors typically work either one-on-one or in small groups with 2 or 3 students. Tutors are credentialed teachers who are working towards a MA and Reading/Language Arts Specialist Credential. Tutors are supervised by the Clinic Director.