Technology-Based Early Language Comprehension Intervention (TeLCI)
TeLCI is a Tier II (MTSS framework) intervention tool for students in Grades 1-2 with comprehension difficulties (those scoring at or below 25th percentile in language and reading comprehension measures). TeLCI is designed to improve reading comprehension by developing inference making across a suggested 8-week period.
TeLCI is unique because it does not rely on decoding skills. It includes a series of video-based lessons delivered via an interactive, cloud-based software application and scripted book read-alouds.
In TeLCI, Grade 1-2 students:
- View age-appropriate videos (24 nonfiction)
- Learn key academic vocabulary words
- Respond (by touch screen selections) to inferential questions with scaffolding or feedback
- Receive small-group read aloud (training in listening comprehension) lessons