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Teachers can initiate a early reading intervention programs for student of recognize whether a child may have developmental delays or disabilities. When using reading interventions, teachers are able to address the needs of students when they learn to read rather than waiting until they reach upper grades and have difficulty in their academics.
Many helpful tips found at readin.org show the importance of reading early and methods to get children to enjoy reading. The importance of an early reading intervention is to help children develop into proficient readers when this method is used with methods to reinforce the skills of the child. These interventions are very effective in that the students are provided with the help in areas they may have difficulty in.
The focus of early interventions in reading is to address specific skills. Teachers use these reading interventions to phoneme segmentation abilities, sound fluency, and improve alphabet recognition. When a student is shown to master these skills, teachers may focus more on reading comprehension and fluency. The majority of early reading intervention programs feature materials and an activity in order to complete a certain goal and are typically conducted in small group with no more than 3 students.
Some benefits of early reading intervention programs is that it helps students become skilled in areas that are necessary for becoming successful readers. Studies have revealed that a child who is not reading well by the time they are ending their first grade year, they continue to have difficulties in academics all through elementary school and in subsequent years