When looking at how small minds learn language and reading skills, you can’t help but be amazed at all the things happening at the same time.
Winnie O’Leary has spent over 25 years in education, as a classroom teacher, school board member, a family advocate, special education teacher, curriculum writer and currently a National Intervention Specialist for Edmentum. Her experiences have allowed her to work with districts all over the country where she finds something new and exciting every day.
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The goal of ESSA and its predecessors has been about equity of resources. This is no different when it comes to early literacy; however, opportunities to develop prereading skills in preparation for school are often challenging. Let’s also examine some approaches to addressing and supporting reading proficiency by the 3rd grade.
ESSA, Accountability, and Personalized Learning: Implementing Response to Intervention at the High School Level
Response to intervention (RTI) is a skills-based, growth- and mastery-focused approach that has been used in elementary schools for a long time. With implementation of ESSA, it’s also an approach that high schools will likely be expected to adopt much more frequently.
Our new Exact Path program combines adaptive diagnostic assessments with tailored learning paths to power truly personalized learning experiences. Here, we're taking a close look at how we designed our learning paths to provide just-in-time, data-driven instruction.
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