A companion report to Carnegie's Time to Act, describes types of literacy support offered in afterschool, weekend, and summer programs. Outlines promising programs and practices, elements of success, and strategies for planning and implementation.
Observation: The most common method of OST literacy instruction is one-on-one and small group tutoring.
Observation: Activities that support adolescent literacy development in out-of-school time incorporated four common programmatic elements to advance learning in their programs: meaningful content, youth development principles, school linkages and parental involvement.
Observation: OST literacy programs should create fun and engaging curriculum that is project-based and responsive to student interests; reflect student cultural and community; provide practical applications and audiences for student work; and expand the learning space beyond the school Building
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