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Welcome to the 2016–2017 School Year! Part 3: SIPPS Implementation Support and Instructional Considerations

Part 1 of this series focused on the SIPPS Placement Assessment, students who are new to SIPPS, and the SIPPS Community, and 

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Welcome to the 2016–17 School Year! Part 1: Placement Assessment, Students New to SIPPS, and the SIPPS Community

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Welcome to the 2016–2017 school year! As you plan for the new school year, think about how you will group students and how you will plan and provide SIPPS instruction this fall. We offer three getting-started blog posts to support your implementation:

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End of the 2015–2016 School Year Considerations: SIPPS

As we say farewell to the 2015–2016 school year, we offer a few end-of-year considerations for the SIPPS program.

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SIPPS Success Story: Kindergarten

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The E-mail

I collected the ability scores data from the students that you are working with. You have done an outstanding job! The goal was to increase at least 7 points from November to February. Your group of students averaged a 13-point increase. The district average for kindergarten students in this group had an increase of 8.5 points. The district av

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SIPPS Tip # 21: One District’s Implementation Plan

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Implementing a new instructional program can be challenging. There are a myriad of decisions to make—from materials management to beginning instruction to supporting teachers’ professional learning needs. Giving careful consideration to each phase of an implementation goes a long way towards success.

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SIPPS Tip #20: Mastery Test Interpretation

Frequent assessment is important for determining whether the teaching pace is appropriate for the group and whether individuals need extra practice. Mastery tests at regular intervals across a level of the SIPPS program provide this type of data. The tests generally cover phonics patterns and sight words that have been taught and reviewed for at least two lessons before the test.

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SIPPS Tip #19: Professional Learning Community

A professional learning community is a key element in the implementation of SIPPS. The literacy coach in Colts Neck, NJ, devised a plan that provides a forum for teachers to share questions/wonderings, and at the same time, gives the coach important information about the implementation of the program.

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How Does the SIPPS Program Support Reading Fluency: Accuracy, Automaticity, and Prosody?

We all know that the research-based instructional routines in SIPPS teach children to read with accuracy and automaticity, which enables them to become fluent readers.

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SIPPS Tip #18: Taking a Closer Look at Guided Spelling

While each of the SIPPS daily lesson components play an important role towards the goal of accurate, automatic, and fluent reading, the Guided Spelling routine is especially supportive of student progress. In this blog, we consider the rationale behind the Guided Spelling routine and the instruction within the routine.

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