Many states are preparing for the implementation of the ESEA act. There are many unknowns in regards implementation and accountability. This article is a great resource to you consider as you prepare for a successful implementation.
One of the most important tasks is ensuring that every child in your school is receiving a high-quality education preparing them for the future. This includes our understanding of ECE. I would recommend this resource for district leaders.
A significant part of ensuring that the needs of all students are met within a district is ensuring that teachers have the necessary skills to identify and address needs through differentiated instruction. While much of this differentiated instruction should be focused on academic skills, it is also important for teachers to address social and emotional skills. This article provides links with guidance about high-quality instruction in diverse classrooms.
We wanted to ensure that all of our students had access to practice foundational skills and receive reinforcement in subject areas. Students also had the opportunity to participate in sports and other activities. This provided a safe and supportive environment for students.