Teaching and Learning Archives - Page 4 of 11 - Kenneth Rainin Foundation

To enroll and serve 750 Oakland students, at 16 district and charter schools, in twice weekly 45-minute literacy tutoring sessions. Reading Partner tutors will work with children and follow a reading plan tailored to each child’s particular needs and strengths.

To develop a data analytics system that triangulates: community-specific “Indicators of Impact” (III); teacher effectiveness (TEN); and classic academic indicators (CA State Achievement data). Funding will allow development of an index to track often ignored early indicators (pre-conditions) of social and academic engagement (i.e. esteem, relationships, self-discipline and cultural identity). Data will be used to […]

For a five-week summer school program with daily reading instruction for 1,740 rising kingergarten to fourth grade students at 18 district and charter schools; includes weekly workshops that train parents to teach reading at home, teacher professional development and coaching, and home visits.

To support the pilot of an intensive afterschool program that will provide 1 hour of reading instruction 3 days/week for 180 students, at 4 Oakland Unified School District school sites. The afterschool program is modeled after Springboard’s summer programming, which combines teacher coaching, small group instruction, and family workshops.

For a five-week school readiness program in summer 2015 for Transitional Kindergarten students.

For training and accreditation of staff members in evidence-based Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) curriculum, which will support La Academia’s social-emotional and literacy outcomes for Mam (Indigenous Guatemalan) & Spanish-speaking families with pre-school aged children.

To support a five-week summer school program with daily reading instruction for 480 students from both district and charter schools; includes weekly workshops that train parents to teach reading at home, and an incentive structure that awards learning tools to families in proportion to student reading gains.

For Jumpstart Oakland, a program that serves children in preschool classrooms, helping them develop the language, literacy and social skills needed for school readiness.