Title I Teacher Training Module. No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Title I Teacher Training Module. Introduction. Purpose. To deliver support to Title I teachers who interact with Title I students, helping them to achieve high academic performance. This module will do the following:
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
To deliver support to Title I teachers who interact with Title I students, helping them to achieve high academic performance. This module will do the following:
Help children who are low achievers meet high academic standards.
Under Title I, states and districts are required to close the achievement gap by the following methods:
Understanding Accountability: A Teacher’s Perspective
• Attendance for elementary and middle schools
• Graduation rate (starting in 2004- 2005) for high schools
AYP Targets for2002-2003 School Year
New Jersey Professional Education Port
Instructional Strategies for Student Achievement
Scientifically Based Research
Title I programs must be
Is the intervention backed by “strong” evidence of effectiveness?
Five key components of a reading program:
The most accurate predictor of a student’s achievement in school is not income or social status, but the extent to which that student’s family is able to:
Parental involvement has shown the following benefits:
NCLB requires schools and districts to implement parental involvement plans.
Through the NCLB “14 Activities to Build Capacity for Parental Involvement,” the schools and district will ensure effective partnerships between the parents and community and the school. Six activities are required; eight are suggested. NCLB Section 1118
Notifications must be in a format and language that parents will understand.
Sample School A shows gaps in both LAL and math for subgroups African-American, Hispanic, LEP, and Special Ed. The school needs to actively engage the parents to be more involved and supportive of the school endeavors. Parents can be provided with some lessons that the students can work on at home.
Highly Qualified Teachers
Highly Qualified Teachers
The highly qualified requirement focuses on content knowledge. An education degree is not sufficient without demonstrating content expertise in the core academic content the teacher teaches.
Federal Requirement: By June 2006, 100% of classes must be taught by highly qualified teachers
The New Jersey Model for Identifying Highly Qualified Teachers (2004-2005edition) is available on NJDOE Web site: www.nj.gov/njded/profdev/nclb/E-mail helpline for questions: [email protected]
Highly Qualified Teacher Resources
“It’s not ‘what counts’ it’s what matters.”
- Willa Spicer*
High-quality professional learning focuses not on accruing hours but on achieving results―the improved learning of all students.
Provide one-on-one tutoring
Assist with classroom management
Provide computer assistance
Conduct parent activities
Provide library support
Provide instructional assistance
Must meet one of the following:
The transformational change agent says, “Here is the standard, which I know is impossible, so let’s stand together and learn our way into a higher level of performance.”
- Robert Quinn