Neshaminy Title I

Parent & Family Engagement News February 2022

Dear Neshaminy Families,

The NSD Title I Parent & Family Engagement News is published to keep you up to date and informed about what is happening in our Title I program. This issue provides families with strategies and resources to support learners in both math and reading. The buttons throughout the newsletter are links to articles, activities and parent resources.


Kim Maurizi

Title I Reading Specialist

Resources to improve mathematics!

Using the Think–Share–Compare Routine with Your Child

Your child’s teacher uses an instructional routine called Think–Share–Compare. This routine helps children focus on important concepts, take ownership of their learning, and become fluent in the language of math. Check out these guidelines for using the Think–Share– Compare routine with your child.


Reading resources!

Celebrating and Learning About Black History and Culture

Through children's books, interviews with Black children's authors and illustrators, classroom activities, online history resources, and powerful documentaries, we celebrate and learn about the lives and contributions of African Americans.


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Building Reading Stamina

Having stamina for something means being able to stick with something for periods of time. Thisstamina, or endurance, builds strength. Stamina can apply to lots of different areas, such as exercise orpainting. It can also apply to reading.

Getting the Most Out of Nonfiction Reading Time

Reading together remains one of the most important things adults can do with their young learner. Today, recommendations include reading information or nonfiction books with much more regularity. Learn about strategies to support nonfiction reading!

Literacy Apps & More...

Apps are fun and motivating for kids! Let us help you find the very best educational apps that provide practice with essential skills in print awareness, phonics, spelling, vocabulary, comprehension, writing and more!

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Parental & Family Engagement Support

We have a Title I Reading Specialist available at each building to assist parents with supporting their child’s academic progress between home and school. One of the roles of the Title I Reading Specialist is that of a coordinator who provides opportunities for parents to participate in workshops and activities that will greatly benefit students. Also, the Title I Reading Specialist organizes and conducts, planning meetings with parents and volunteering opportunities that will help influence academic success. For more information, please contact the Title I Reading Specialist at your student's school:

NSD Title I Parent Handbook

Title I A. of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act provides financial assistance to school districts and schools with high percentages of children from families that may have various disadvantages. Read to find out more about Title I at NSD.

Neshaminy School District Title I

Please feel free to contact Michelle Burkholder, Director of Elementary Education, at any time with questions, concerns or suggestions regarding Neshaminy School District Title I.