What can educators do to make the move to high school as smooth as possible and help students achieve success in that vital 9th grade year? Here are six things for educators to consider.
Intervention and remediation (also commonly referred to as reteaching) have the same fundamental goal: supporting struggling students with focused learning opportunities to achieve academic success. But still, the differences between these two flavors of instruction are critical to determining what sort of environment, time, and approach might be required to best serve your students. We’ll take a closer look at defining these terms and provide guidance on when and where they might fit into your instructional day.
High school graduation is of critical importance to the prospects of students in the United States. For many, the national graduation rate is the ultimate measurement of the effectiveness of the nation’s school system, which is why it is important to periodically check in with the available stations in the U.S. and to determine what can be done to make sure that every student has as bright a future as possible.
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Nationally, about 7 million students miss at least 15 days of school per year This equates to about one in every seven students. The reality for these chronically absent students is tough. Missing so many days of school can have negative impacts, such as falling behind, failing classes, and not graduating.
In the context of our K-8 individualized learning program, Exact Path, a Building Block is a lesson that targets a particular prerequisite skill and is introduced into the student’s learning path when remediation is needed. Today, we’ll examine Building Blocks by answering four key questions you may have about this exciting new feature.