Learning Support Programs

At Glenbow School, in addition to classroom differentiation and accommodations to maximize learning for all, we have a wide variety of learning support programs.

Learning Supports

At Glenbow School, in addition to classroom differentiation and accommodations to maximize learning for all, we have a wide variety of learning support programs.

Name of

Program

Descriptor

Grade Level

Time Spent

Group Size

Process to measure learner success

Responsibilities for Learning Plan implementation

Targeted Literacy/Math Instruction/Intervention:

 

 

intensive program focusing on each child’s individual needs.

Grades 1,2,3,4,5

30 minutes/4 times per week for

6-8 weeks; then collaborative team mtg to re-assess continuing or next steps for each student

 

1-6 students

*informal assessment

*Observation

*Anecdotal

*curriculum assessments (formal and informal)

Classroom teachers; learning support teachers.

Foundational Literacy:

In-class student support

 

(scribe, reader, re-teaching, etc.)

Focus on vocabulary and concept development building background knowledge and literacy skills.

 

 

 

 

Grade 1,2,3,4,5

Integrated and on-going

Individual or small group

*Observation

*Anecdotal

*curriculum assessments (formal and informal)

Collaborative programming initiated by classroom teacher with learning support.

Assistive Technology

Digital reading programs,

Text to speech

Speech to text

WordQ –word docs

Google docs, apps

Blogs…….

Developing skills and comfort level of individual students to use available technologies to support individual learning needs

Grade 3,4,5

 

 

Integrated and on-going

Depending on student’s needs

*Observation of skills used to enhance learning in classroom setting

Collaborative programming initiated by classroom teacher with learning support.

Learning Support level 1:

Targeted support

For students  with severe AB. Learning code, students requiring specialized support or  with emotional or behavioural needs.

 

 

Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4,5

time varies depending on individual needs of students

Individual focus

*IPP

IPP developed by classroom and learning support teacher.

RV Wee Read  program

 

 

 

 

Build foundational reading skills through enjoyment of read aloud  books

K, Grade 1

 

 

 

 

 

30 minute reading sessions

once per   week for 8 weeks

Two students per adult

 

 

 

 

 

Anecdotal records

 

 

 

RV Wee Read school contact in consultation with classroom teacher;

Volunteers

 

 

 

 

 

*RV Read Up! program

Intervention reading program with an assistant trained to deliver structured program

 

Grade 2

30 minute reading sessions 3-4 times weekly

 

One to two students

Daily progress records

RV Wee Read school contact in consultation with classroom teacher; teaching assistants

Precision Reading:

Targeted support

Structured program to increase fluency and comprehension

 

Grades 3, 4

15 minute reading sessions

2-3 times per week.

One student per adult.

*running record forms

*Teacher/ volunteer observation

Classroom teacher in consultation with learning support teacher.

Roots and Wings

 

 

 

Targeted program for FNMI students to develop social, oral language, life skills, literacy, and cultural awareness.

 

Grades 1-5

30-60 minutes/1 time per week.

Depending on FNMI students enrolled.

*participation

*observation

 

Developed by INAC lead teacher

*FNMI Literacy Intervention program

Targeted program

for FNMI students to develop literacy skills

 

 

Grades 4,5

45 minutes 2X per week

Identified FNMI students

Informal assessments

Balanced literacy program developed by INAC lead teacher

CDA (Child Development Advisor)

Social skills, emotional, behavioural  and family support

Grade K,1,2,3,4,5

 

Time dependent on needs

One on one, small groups

*observation

*anecdotal

* informal records ie. tracking forms, probes

 

Breakfast Club

 

 

 

 

Oral communication,

friendship, bridging strategy, readiness for learning

 

 

Grade K,1,2,3,4,5

 

 

 

 

 

15-20 minutes daily

 

 

 

Drop in-average-50 students

 

 

 

*observation

*anecdotal

 

 

 

 

Food for Thought

Food stations with breakfast, and snacks throughout the day

 

 

Readiness for learning

Grade K,1,2,3,4,5

All day

Numbers vary- average 50 students

*observation

*anecdotal

 

 

 

 

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