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What does the SAIL Lab Offer to Students?

  • Free service to students enrolled at Miami-Dade CollegeOpen entry/open exit to the program.
  • Self-paced individualized instruction modules
  • Flexible schedules
  • Computer-based language, reading, and math instruction
  • Performance-based evaluation
  • Individual tutoring
  • Evaluation of baseline academic proficiency
Who are potential beneficiaries of SAIL Lab services?
  • Registered A.S. or Vocational Certificate candidates who wish to upgrade or refresh their mastery of reading, language, and math in order to pass remedial courses which they have failed, perhaps more then once.
  • A.A. candidates who want to strengthen their skills in these subject areas.
  • Community members who want to raise their competencey levels.
  • All students who want to prepare to take the CPT (Computerized Placement Test) and TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education).
  • All Pre-GED students who need to raise their scores.
  • Students who are enrolled in Gordon Rule and non-Gordon Rule courses are eligible.
What does the SAIL Lab offer to teachers?
  • Identification of student's educational strengths and deficiencies in language, reading, and math.PASS/CPT practice test before remediation.
  • Follow-up system to determine post-remediation performance.
  • CPT practice test after remediation.
  • Teachers may request attendance and progress reports
Why Should teachers Encourage Students to Attend the SAIL Lab?
  • Students enrolled in non-Gordon Rule classes and struggling with the subject matter can be referred to the SAIL Lab for basic skills remediation in language, reading, and math.
  • Concurrent enrollment college credit classes and VPI classes will increase student Learning, motivation and interest.


 

 
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