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Learning Support Programme (English)

Learning Support Programme (English)


The Learning Support Programme (LSP) for English is an early intervention programme aimed at providing additional support to pupils who enter Primary 1 with weak English language and literacy skills. Its objective is to equip the pupils with basic reading and spelling skills.
Pupils are identified for the LSP through the Early Literacy Indicators (ELI) , a group-screening instrument developed by MOE, at the beginning of each year. Pupils attaining low levels on the ELI are placed in the LSP for additional support.

 LSP lessons are conducted by trained Learning Support Coordinators (LSCs)

      • Lessons are held daily for 30 minutes per session
      • The 3-tiered curriculum focuses on phonological awareness, alphabetic knowledge, alphabetic principle, oral reading of connected text, vocabulary and reading comprehension
      • Pupils are grouped according to their needs for intervention support
      • Group size is around 10 pupils
      • Regular monitoring of pupils' learning progress is carried out using the Dynamic Indicators of Beginning Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS)

 Pupils are discharged from LSP when they meet both of the following criteria:

      • attain a pass in the schools' overall English Language assessments
      • attain age-appropriate reading age on the Singapore Word Reading Test 2 (SWRT-2)

[The ELI is a group-screening test which assesses very basic language and literacy skills. The ELI is administered 
and scored by the school’s Learning Support Coordinator (LSC).]
[The SWRT-2 is an individually administered word reading test which measures a pupil's general reading ability.]

Resources:
Click on the link below for High Frequency Words
http://www.highfrequencywords.org/  

This website is a free public service to teach children to read with phonics.
http://www.starfall.com/index.htm  

Youtube has many videos on phonics.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BELlZKpi1Zs  

This link will tell you more about phonics
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phonics  


Learning Support Coordinators (LSCs)
Mr Yip Yew Wing (P1 LSC)
Email Address: yip_yew_wing@moe.edu.sg

Mdm Rohana Hamid (P2 LSC) 
Email Address: rohana_hamid@moe.edu.sg 

Learning Support Programme (Math)


The Learning Support Programme (LSP) for Math is an early intervention programme aimed at providing additional support and intervention for P1 pupils who are identified to be weak in basic numeracy skills. Its objective is to equip the pupils with basic numeracy skills.
Pupils are identified for the LSP through the Early Numeracy Indicators (ENI) , a group-screening instrument developed by MOE, at the beginning of each year. Pupils attaining low levels on the ENI are placed in the LSP for additional support.


LSP lessons are conducted by trained Learning Support Math Teacher (LSM Teacher).

      • Lessons are held daily for 30-60 minutes per session
      • The curriculum focuses on structured teaching sequence and supporting manipulatives and materials based on the concrete-pictorial-abstract(CPA) approach to build good Math foundation.
      • Group size is around 5-10 pupils.
      • Regular monitoring of pupils' learning progress is carried out using the Topical Unit Review Tests.

 Pupils are discharged from LSP when they meet both of the following criteria:

      • attain a pass in the schools' overall Mathematics assessments
      • attain age-appropriate math age on the Singapore Mathematics Achievement & Reasoning Test (SMART 2009)

[The ENI is a group-screening test which assesses very basic numeracy skills. The ENI is administered and scored by the school’s Learning Support Math Teacher (LSM Teacher).]  
[The SMART 2009 is an individually administered numeracy test which measures a pupil's general numeracy ability.]   
P1 Learning Support Math Coordinator 
Mdm Rohana Hamid 
Email Address: rohana_hamid@moe.edu.sg

Resources
-National Library of Virtual Manipulative
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/topic_t_2.html

-Maths for Kindergarten 1 to Higher
http://sg.ixl.com/promo?partner=bing&campaign=1462&adGroup= 1st+grade+math+games&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Search+-+Grade+Levels+-+Math+-+Broad+-+Global&utm_term=math+game+grade+one  -1st Grade Maths Games
http://www.math-play.com/1st-grade-math-games.html
http://www.softschools.com/grades/1st_grade/math/


First 1st Grade Interactive Math Skill Builders

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills-1st-mathbuilders.htm