Individualized "prescriptions" help students improve reading skills

02/7/2010 | Norwich Bulletin (Conn.)

Students at a Connecticut middle school are improving their reading skills through a new program that takes an individualized, interdisciplinary approach to reading instruction. The Rx program features daily 45-minute sessions where students work on tasks according to personalized reading "prescriptions." In one activity, students discuss emotions contained in a reading selection with an art teacher, who has them draw depictions of an emotion from the book to reinforce their understanding.

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