Resource/Special Education Resource
The goal of the resource programs is to assist the classroom teachers
in the development of the most appropriate learning environment for each
student, ensuring diagnosis, prescription, instruction and
evaluation. The resource programs serve three major functions: The
learning needs of students are met and the classroom teacher is supported and
assisted in meeting those needs by:
- Consultation and assessment of the needs of the students by diagnosing
and monitoring student academic and social emotional progress.
- Collaboration: working with staff to share ideas to plan and assist in
the implementation of effective strategies for students.
- Direct service: teaching groups of students for program enrichment, to
provide programming for students with difficulties, or to provide remediation
for severe learning difficulties requiring long term
The Reading Recovery™ program is an early intervention program for six year
old children in most elementary schools. It is an intensive
short-term reading and writing program that is taught one to one for 30 minutes
per day by our Reading Recovery™ teacher.
This is an early intervention program open to all kindergarten and
Grade 1 children. A trained early numeracy intervention individual works with
individuals or groups of children on constructing mathematical
Student leadership programs are a top priority and a high point for students
at Prince Edward School. There are many leadership groups in the
school, which are open to students at Grade 4, 5 & 6
levels. These students are school patrols, house league assistants,
and office assistants, to name a few. The students are trained and
monitored regularly by staff.