Fundations- Phonics Program

What are its benefits?

Students demonstrate:

· Gains in oral reading fluency.

· Improvement in phonemic awareness.

· Improvement in sound decoding.

· Gains in basic reading skills.

· Reduction in risk of later reading difficulties.

How reading coaches support this program at PS 145?

They help the teachers gain an understanding of instruction, curriculum, and assessment. Workshops are provided to teachers to learn how to use the program.