Students and parents exchange books weekly in the
1 2 3 Books in the Home Lending Library Program
Students receive tutoring weekly or attend a pull-out reading intervention program 2 hours a week
Workshops are provided for all parents whose children are reading below grade level to train them how to read and assist their children in the home and at school
"LITERACY WORKS" -PARENT WORKSHOPS
1-2-3 BOOKS IN THE HOME LENDING LIBRARY: READING AT HOME
LIFE's Family Navigators
Family Navigators communicate with and organize parents to attend workshops and meetings and distribute books to students in 1 2 3 Books in the Home Lending Library program. Family Navigators also serve as a liaison between the parents and the teachers focusing on increasing parental involvement in their child's educational experiences
LIFE's 1 2 3 Books In The Home Lending Library Program ensures that every student will be reading a book in their home and participate in weekly exchange of library books.
The parents work with the teachers and Family Navigators as they practice during the week
The teacher prepares the parents on the practice assignment to prevent the "holiday slide"
We engage with organizations to provide opportunities for parents and families living in under-resourced communities help their children learn to read
Two organizations are working with LIFE to implement a tutoring reading program for students reading below grade level and, in September 2022 have participated in 3 Pop Up parent workshops and book distribution to start 1 2 3 Books in the Home Lending Libraries
WE ARE EXPANDING OUR TUTORING PROGRAM FOR 2022-23 ACADEMIC YEAR
90% of students are present for Saturday tutoring.