TITLE

Early Intervention

AUTHOR(S)
Fratt, Lisa
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
District Administration;Sep2005, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses some of the strategies used by school districts in the United States to identify students' learning disabilities and enhance instruction in preschool. Pre-school teachers' reliance on assessment to drive instruction and plan activities; Importance of identifying the specific learning needs of each student; Benefit of implementing early assessment programs. INSET: The Kindergarten Connection.
ACCESSION #
18069538

 

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