Teacher’s College Reading and Writing Project and Its Units

What is it?

Its mission is to help young people become skilled readers, writers.  It develops methods and tools for the teaching of reading and writing through research, curriculum development. It supports the Reading Workshop and Writers Workshop through its Units of Study.

What are its benefits?

The benefits for schools of TCRWP staff development include:

- Improved ELA performance for the student population at large

- Improved performance across all groups of learners, including ELL/ESL students and Students with Disabilities

- Increased ELA proficiency for each year spent in a TCRWP school

-Higher scores overall at all grade levels (3-8) compared to NYC & NYS

 

How Universal Literacy supports this program at PS 145?

The reading coaches help teachers get better at conducting running records.  They also help form small student groups based on the targeted needs of each student.