Some students display learning, behavioral, physical, and social-emotional needs that interfere with their ability to participate fully and effectively in school environments and benefit from the instruction teachers provide.
Learning Supports are the wide range of strategies, programs, services, and practices that can enhance student learning. Learning supports:
Four results, identified by the Iowa Department of Education, are utilized to more clearly communicate this vision:
When implementing a comprehensive system of Learning Supports, the district/school establishes a continuum of quality strategies, programs, services and practices to support student learning with a focus on the following:
A. The six content areas of Learning Supports
B. Establishment of a three-tiered intervention framework within each of the 6 content areas (Core/Universal, Targeted, Intensive)
C. Alignment with district/school and state result areas