Presenter Information

Cay Collins

Document Type

Oral Presentation

Location

SURC Ballroom B/C/D

Event Website

http://www.cwu.edu/source/

Start Date

21-5-2015

End Date

21-5-2015

Keywords

Literacy, Kindergarten, Tutoring

Abstract

Early interventions are being used to improve reading skills in children. The purpose of this literature review is to examine the best practices used in kindergarten literacy. The review will look at some of the current tools used in schools that have produced positive results. It will also examine the Wildcat Buddies tutoring program at Central Washington University, which uses the Sound Partners curriculum. The review will focus on how using current programs with tutors may positively impact literacy outcomes for early learners.

Poster Number

60

Faculty Mentor(s)

Heath Marrs

Department/Program

Psychology

Additional Mentoring Department

Psychology

Included in

Education Commons

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May 21st, 2:30 PM May 21st, 5:00 PM

An Exploration of How Using Best Practices Curriculum with Tutoring Affects Kindergarten Literacy: A Literature Review

SURC Ballroom B/C/D

Early interventions are being used to improve reading skills in children. The purpose of this literature review is to examine the best practices used in kindergarten literacy. The review will look at some of the current tools used in schools that have produced positive results. It will also examine the Wildcat Buddies tutoring program at Central Washington University, which uses the Sound Partners curriculum. The review will focus on how using current programs with tutors may positively impact literacy outcomes for early learners.

http://digitalcommons.cwu.edu/source/2015/posters/149