Vicki Gibson, Ph.D.
Author and Practitioner
Ready to Advance and Listos y adelante are the comprehensive instructional support and materials that I needed as a young professional educator but did not have.—Vicki Gibson, Ph.D.
Routines and Resources for a Successful Learning Environment
The program includes a comprehensive classroom management system, which is the focus of Unit 1 and establishes the routines and behaviors that will set the stage for learning and continue through the school year.
Big books, lap books, small-group books, student books, and trade books nurture whole-child development through authentic literacy encounters.
Promote biliteracy and honor children’s home language with parallel resources and instruction that achieve positive end-of-year outcomes.
Help students develop skills and concepts over time and across curriculum through an integrated and connected approach to instruction.
Children develop skills in self-awareness and emotional regulation by engaging with texts, characters, props, and music focused on SEL.
Establish a conducive learning environment from Day 1 with practical tools, strategies, and professional development.
Support the learning progressions and stages of writing development through an integrated approach using the five prewriting strokes and directed drawings.
Children learn to communicate through ASL to reinforce routines, promote self-regulation, build vocabulary, and support phonemic awareness instruction.
An entry-level screener, ongoing assessments, and comprehensive assessments provide ways to monitor and record evidence of children’s progress.
There are complete programs for English and Spanish, as well as special packages for 90/10 and 50/50 Dual Language models.
Print and digital resources connect learning from school to home, including distance learning activities for caregivers and student consumable take-home books.