Learning support is available to assist scholars at all grade levels to maintain and develop as a successful and independent learners. Communication between the scholar, teacher(s), and parents play an integral role in the success of each scholar, additionally our educators create a classroom environment that maintains:
Strong focus on instruction regarding academics as outlined in the conference report and/or educational plan Individualized instruction using strategies
Review of assignments
Check for student understanding
Communicate with classroom teachers to assist with suggestions as to how the curriculum can be differentiated to meet the scholar’s needs.
After School Tutorial, Saturday Academy and Spanish Club are additional learning support opportunities.
Scholars with learning and/or behavioral needs are provided learning support from educators on our Essential Skills Team. Our Essential Skills Team consists MTSS Coordinator, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Speech Therapist, Vision Impaired Teacher, Occupational Therapist, and many more educators who specialize in small group settings or one to one setting to achieve individualized, developmentally appropriate goals that are designed for each scholar.
MTSS/RTI: Response To Intervention) provides a safety net for at risk scholars, whom at some point could not receive additional support until after they were already failing.
RTI (Response to Intervention) is a multi-tiered (MTSS) approach to the early detection and support of students with learning and/or behavioral needs. The Student Support Team (SST) is a problem-solving process in every Georgia school. Its purpose is to find ways around roadblocks to success for any student referred to it.
Section 504: of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 has been strongly emphasized by the federal government as applicable to the schools' handling of certain student difficulties. SST documentation can meet most Section 504 requirements.
Essential Skills Team: The goal of the Special Education department is to ensure that all eligible children with disabilities have available to them a free appropriate public education (FA PE) that emphasizes special education and related services designed to meet their unique needs and prepare them for further education, employment and independent living.
ESOL: The goal of the ESOL language instruction educational program for EL students to increase both English language proficiency (ELP) and academic language proficiency in content-area subject matter. Our ESOL language programs focus on collaboration and shared accountability for the success of all EL students.
Gifted: The gifted education program exhibits an exceptionally high degree of motivation, and/or excels in specific academic fields, and who needs special instruction and/or special ancillary services to achieve at levels commensurate with her ability(ies).
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Classroom Code: ORGWCWU
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