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School Guidance and Counseling Services Click above to find out information about school counselors and the school counseling program in Georgia.
Counselors can provide students with a variety of information and support. This covers everything from helping students select classes and identify possible careers to obtaining personal and psychological counseling.
If you are a parent, and think your child would benefit from the services of a school counselor, please contact your local school. If you believe that your child is not getting the type of counseling he or she needs, please contact your local school district central office. School Social Work Click above to find out information about school social workers in Georgia.
School social workers serve as the vital link between home, school and community. They help address non-academic issues in the lives of students and their families to ensure academic success in the classroom. If you are a parent, and think your child would benefit from the services of a school social worker, please contact your local school.
Any unresolved problem that is impeding the learning process may be referred to the SST, by a teacher, administrator, parent or even a student. Click above to learn more about this program.
To learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers or to locate a center in your area click above. Even Start Family Literacy Program The Even Start Family Literacy Program provides funds to help break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy by improving educational opportunities of low income families by integrating early childhood education, adult literacy and parenting education into a unified family literacy program.
Click above for more information. SES are high quality research-based educational programs. These services provide additional academic instruction, and are offered outside of the regular school day. To determine if your student is eligible or to find a list of SES providers in your area click above or contact your local school.
The purpose of the Early Intervention Program is to provide additional instructional resources to help students who are performing below grade level obtain the necessary academic skills to reach grade level performance in the shortest possible time.
To learn more click above. Homeless Children and Youth Education Program The McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth program is designed to address the problems that homeless children and youth face in enrolling, attending, and succeeding in school.
To learn more about this program and the services it offers click on the link above. Migrant Education Program The Migrant Education Program MEP is a federally funded program designed to support comprehensive educational programs for migrant children to help reduce the educational disruption and other problems that result from repeated moves.
To learn more about this program and to see if your child qualifies for services click on the link above.
Neglected and Delinquent Children Education Program The Neglected and Delinquent Children Education Program is designed to improve educational services in local and State institutions, as well as in residential facilities.
In addition, it provides these children with services needed to ensure graduation from high school and to make a successful transition from institutionalization to completing school, continuing education or employment. School Psychological Services School psychologists are employed in Georgia schools in order to prevent or deal with the most severe learning and behavior problems.
They advise on every level of the Response to Intervention RTIfrom the most basic approaches up to the level of highly specialized program interventions.
To learn more about school psychologists click on the link above or contact your local school to see how your child can benefit from these services.
These instructional techniques are called interventions. In Georgia, educators respond with instructional interventions, through a four-tier instructional-support process called the Georgia Student Achievement Pyramid of Interventions.
Interventions intensify at each escalating tier.
To learn more click on the link above. The ESOL Program is a standards-based curriculum emphasizing social and academic language proficiency which enables ELLs to use English to communicate and demonstrate academic, social, and cultural proficiency. To learn more about this program click on the link above.
Magnet Schools Magnet schools are public schools that offer a targeted learning environment that attract students interested in specific content areas, such as mathematics, science, technology and fine arts. To learn more about these schools or to see a list of magnet schools in Georgia click above.
Charter Schools Charter schools are public schools that operate with freedom from many of the local and state regulations that apply to traditional public schools. Charter schools allow parents, community leaders, and others the flexibility to innovate and provide students with increased educational options within the public school system.
For a complete list of charter schools in Georgia click above.Sarah Cooper, Michael Fisher, Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath, Jody Passanisi and Eugenia Mora-Flores share their thoughts on the impact of the Common Core Standards on Social Studies classrooms.
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What parents should know; Myths vs. facts. Students then create a book report and present it to the class. They will also use a class-generated set of criteria to self-assess and evaluate the book reports of peers. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.
He is author of Understanding Common Core State Standards, senior author of Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K–12 Education, and the author or coauthor of numerous reports and guides related to standards-based systems.
English Language Arts Standards Download the standards Print this page The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (“the standards”) represent the next generation of K–12 standards designed to prepare all students for success in college, career, and life by the time they graduate from high school.
The Common Core's focus on language and literacy provides an opportunity to help ELLs access more rigorous materials. The following strategies, tools, and recommendations are designed to help educators of English language learners and may prove to be very effective for other students as well, particularly in areas such as academic language.