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Bridging the Gap




Classroom Tools




150 students at Cottonwood and Prairie Creek


Mary Olin


The intervention team at Cottonwood Elementary and Prairie Creek is requesting funding for 3 sets of a supplemental math program titled Bridges Interventions. Its purpose is to provide targeted instruction to students who are not performing at grade level. This team consists of three academic interventionists and three special education resource teachers. Through much research, we found the Bridges Interventions program, and we believe it could dramatically increase the educational outcomes of our students who need the greatest assistance. We would use this program to help students reach their full potential.

The resources purchased with our grant will provide opportunities for additional, targeted support for struggling learners. This helps to ensure more students are able to achieve their educational goals. The Bridges Intervention program uses a multi-faceted approach to re-teaching concepts that were not previously mastered. This includes the use of manipulatives and other resources to ensure students are able to grasp the content being taught. Additionally, it helps students move from concrete to more abstract in their understanding of math concepts.