What is Academic Support?
The term academic support may refer to a wide variety of instructional methods, educational services, or school resources provided to students in the effort to help them accelerate their learning progress, catch up with their peers, meet learning standards, or generally succeed in school.
Why is Academic Support important?
Successful academic support programs are also positively associated with social- emotional skills such as creativity, resiliency and problem-solving, which in turn increase success in school and life.
What does an Academic Support Teacher do?
Assess and identify the academic strengths and weaknesses of students in need of academic support instruction by conducting formal and multiple assessment measures, evaluating multiple assessment and observational data, consulting with teachers and staff members, and reviewing recommendations made by personnel.