Title I is a 100% federally funded supplemental education program that provides additional educational services and programs. Title I programs are designed to help children meet the state content and performance standards in reading and mathematics. Southwind Elementary School has a school-wide Title I program , which provides all students and staff members Title I funds to be used to support supplemental instruction in reading and mathematics.
Title I is designed to provide instructional support in reading and math by highly qualified teachers during the school day. Students participate in one-on-one or small group instruction with a Title 1 teacher or classroom teacher. Title 1 teachers and classroom teachers work together to coordinate the literacy or math instruction provided in the classroom and in the group setting.
Reading Goals may include:
- Increase sight word recognition in reading and writing
- Increase fluency when reading and writing familiar text/words
- Increase use of multiple strategies when reading and writing unfamiliar text/words
- Increase comprehension of and ability to retell stories orally and in writing
Math Goals may include:
- Increase understanding of whole number place value
- Increase proficiency with basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts
- Increase use of appropriate strategies to solve problems
- Increase ability to communicate mathematical thinking to peers, teachers, and others.
How is instruction delivered in a Title Program?
Students participate in one-on-one or small group instruction with a Title I teacher or classroom teacher. teachers work together to coordinate the literacy or math instruction provided in the classroom and in the group setting.
Why is parent involvement necessary? According to research, parent involvement is a key factor in a child’s academic success. Therefore, parent involvement plays an important role in the development of the guidelines for the reading programs.