Parent Engagement

Randomized controlled trial study conducted?

Ignite! Reading

Mission

Ignite! Reading’s mission is to ensure that every student is an independent reader by the start of second grade.

Program Description

The Ignite! Reading program is typically implemented during the independent reading portion of a school’s literacy block or during a designated intervention period. Students receive 15 minutes per day of one-on-one instruction over Zoom from a highly-trained remote tutor. By leveraging Zoom we are able to both ensure that tutors are implementing the curriculum with fidelity and eliminate the traditional challenges of ensuring enough tutors are available at the time and place they are needed. School partners are responsible for ensuring that students show up on time for their tutoring sessions each day. Ignite! Reading serves students in K-5 and provides school partners with baseline and ongoing progress monitoring data.

Type of service
Tutoring Program
Year Started
2021
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Virtual
States of Operation
Alabama,
Alaska,
Arizona,
Arkansas,
California,
Colorado,
Connecticut,
Delaware,
Florida,
Georgia,
Hawaii,
Idaho,
Illinois,
Indiana,
Iowa,
Kansas,
Kentucky,
Louisiana,
Maine,
Maryland,
Massachusetts,
Michigan,
Minnesota,
Mississippi,
Missouri,
Montana,
Nebraska,
Nevada,
New Hampshire,
New Jersey,
New Mexico,
New York,
North Carolina,
North Dakota,
Ohio,
Oklahoma,
Oregon,
Pennsylvania,
Rhode Island,
South Carolina,
South Dakota,
Tennessee,
Texas,
Utah,
Vermont,
Virginia,
Washington,
Washington DC,
West Virginia,
Wisconsin,
Wyoming,
Virtual
Operation Locations
Virtual
Subject Offered
Early Literacy,
Reading
Grade Levels
Kindergarten,
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade
Languages Offered
English
Race/Ethnicity breakdown of tutors
30% Hispanic or Latino, 3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 7% Asian, 40% Black or African American, 20% White
Setting
During School
Delivery Mode
Virtual
Student-Tutor Ratio
1:1
Number of Sessions Per Week
5
Number of Minutes Per Session
30 minutes or less
Number of Weeks Per Program
20-38 weeks
Does your program engage with parents?
No
Organization Type
Nonprofit
Customer Type
District
School
Cost to District/ School/ Non-Profit
$500-$999
Type of Tutor
Certified Teacher
Pre-Service Teacher
K-12 Paraprofessional/Teaching Assistant/Aide
College/University Student (e.g. any college/university student who is not a pre-service teacher)
K-12 Student
Parent/Guardian/Caregiver
Contact Name
Jessica Silwerski
How many students per year program tutors
250-499

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