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Thriving with AIM Academy’s Integrated Literacy Model

AIM students are exceeding national fluency norms for average rate of improvement, not simply compared to peers with learning differences.

Part of what makes AIM Academy so unique is its Integrated Literacy Model (ILM), which combines foundational skills for reading and writing (such as word recognition), with skills necessary for comprehension and expression through immersive programs like Interactive Humanities.

 

“There is so much anecdotal information out there muddying the waters on what schools are offering children. In order to be true to our mission as a school we needed to be certain that what we were doing was excellent and the only way to truly evaluate yourself is to ask an objective third party to do it for you,” explained Chris Herman, Head of School.

 

The results showed that the majority of AIM students are exceeding national fluency norms for average rate of improvement, not simply compared to peers with learning differences, but as compared to all students nationally…

 

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AIM Academy is a coeducational, independent school in Conshohocken dedicated to providing extraordinary educational opportunities to children in grades 1-12 with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. Our rigorous, academic elementary, middle and high school programs, taught by experienced and creative faculty, incorporate evidence-based interventions in an arts-based learning environment that is college preparatory in scope and sequence. Our programs are designed to foster self-esteem and social responsibility both in the classroom and through our comprehensive athletics, extracurricular and summer camp programs.

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