Classrooms are busy places filled with students who require varying levels of support. Teachers are constantly striving to provide students with the most effective differentiated instruction, exactly when they need it.
It may seem logical to welcome students to a new school year and screen upon arrival. This will give you all of the data you need to identify at-risk students and plan interventions per student, right?
There is no denying that the education realm is complicated. Large class sizes, varied student needs, and a push to meet – if not exceed – state standards and report high, year-end test results demands an effective method that ensures no student slips through the cracks.