Lakeville Elementary School - Academics - Intervention Programs

Intervention Programs

A team of teachers provides intervention services for children with special needs, working with them individually and in small groups. There is close articulation between the teachers who provide academic intervention and the classroom teachers.

Speech Teachers work with small groups of identified children to develop their oral communication skills.

Math Lab Teachers provide additional support for children having difficulty with computation or problem-solving, to help ensure their success in the classroom.

Reading Teachers meet with small groups of children in grades 1-5, to reinforce the development of their reading and writing skills. This supplements the reading program provided in the classroom.

Reading Recovery Teachers meet with individual, at-risk first-graders, five times a week, for approximately 20 weeks, to provide intensive early intervention. Children are taught strategies for decoding and comprehension, as well as techniques for becoming independent readers.

ESL (English as a Second Language) Teachers work with children of limited English proficiency to develop their language skills. These teachers also serve as consultants to the classroom teachers.

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