Tag: paired reading
Teaching children in a language they don't speak at home hampers their progress: by grade 6, less than 1% of kids learning in a second language cope with school, with many struggling with the basics of reading. At the Shine Centre, a small yet determined group of volunteers is finding a way out of the gloom.
Volunteers are boosting literacy levels among young schoolchildren through The Shine Centre. They use reading, writing and word play in peer group sessions and in one-on-one sessions with tutors.