IDL for Middle & High Schools
IDL is widely used in middle and high schools across the US to support SEN learners and those falling behind in literacy and numeracy. It is typically used with small intervention groups and is proven to dramatically improve reading, spelling and maths ability in pupils up to the age of 16+.
IDL is particularly effective for aiding the transition between the last year of primary and the first year of middle and high school. If both schools use IDL, we can simply transfer a pupil’s profile from one to the other. This allows the pupil to pick up where they left off in Year 6, providing stability and familiarity.
The IDL impact
Pupils can really benefit from IDL’s structured multi-sensory approach to learning. Many schools report significant progress in reading, spelling and math within a short period of time, substantially impacting progress in other subjects and improving learning independence.
IDL can be used to boost important skills in preparation for tests. The IDL spelling lessons are particularly useful at this point, addressing subject specific vocabulary in core subjects such as Math and Science.
Tracking student progress for both individual students and groups is easy for teachers and simple to access – data is available in both graph and written format. The information is easy to read and understand – really useful for presenting results.
After only 26 hours use of IDL...
10 months improvement in reading age
11 months in spelling age
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