Melissa Boyd
Falling through the cracks
Sat Sep 6, 2014 13:59

I share your concerns about the EC classroom and extend those same concerns to my non-EC classroom. I have several students who do not qualify for EC services as first graders but will probably qualify when they reach 2nd or 3rd grade (once the achievement gap has grown so wide it will be hard to close). It is difficult to plan and juggle time to give these students the extra time they need, but it can be done. You will be great!

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    • Common Core VS. EC - Susan Gibson, Sun Sep 7 21:16
      I think what you are saying is a huge struggle. For the past two years I taught the low math students because we ability grouped in 4th grade. Last year 11 out of 15 students were E.C. The E.C.... more
    • Differentiation - Laura Hansen, Sat Sep 6 21:49
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    • Falling through the cracks - Melissa Boyd, Sat Sep 6 13:59
      • Falling through the cracks reply - Laura Hansen, Sat Sep 6 21:58
        Melissa I understand your struggle with students who fall through the cracks. It can be very frustrating. However, keep your ears open. The last I heard, the discrepancy model for learning... more
        • Falling - Melissa Boyd, Sun Sep 7 14:20
          Thanks for the information, Laura. That sounds promising! I will keep my ears open. Please keep me posted on any news you might receive.
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