Hello! I really enjoyed your video, and like others, love your color coded papers. My school will be implementing the Read 180 program at semester (in Jan). One thing we are a little perplexed with (and hope you can shed some light): how do you count this program for credit? I'm a special education teacher, and many of our kids are in regular ENG classes with support. Do your students also attend regular ENG classes in addition to Read 180? Hope I'm making sense. Your thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
I completely understand what you mean.
Currently, we cannot give English credit to Read 180 students because it has not been approved by for the UC A-G credit (California). At Rosemead, our Read 180 students take English in the Summer proceeding their Read 180 year. Other sites have students take English concurrently, but most of the students end up failing.
I have a class with Read 180 and System 44 that is special education. The SDC students, who can take sheltered English, end up getting their English credit that way.
This is actually an issue that my district is still currently working through. I do know though, that there is a "Read 180 English 1 Intensive" course that was approved for English 1 credit. It is currently being used in Westminister, CA.
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