Federal Funding Sources

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Federal Funds

Funding provided by the federal government is given to schools that meet high need, high poverty requirements. There are several programs that have been created to determine how funding can be used. Each program has its own objective and any funds spent must qualify as solutions for that specific need.

Title I, Part A

The largest federal program aiding elementary and secondary education. Schools with 40 percent or more low-income students can use Title I, Part A funds to support schoolwide programs.

Schools with less than 40 percent low-income students must use the funds on targeted assistance programs that serve low-achieving students.

Daily Math Fluency  -  Grades K-5

Daily Math Fluency fills the gap in today’s math curriculum

Daily Math Fluency is a year-long supplemental program that provides everything educators need to teach and reinforce multiple strategies that build number sense in 10 minutes a day. The powerful combination of 60 Math Talks and 120 Number Strings improves a student’s ability to think about numbers flexibly, efficiently, and accurately—building a strong foundation of mathematical reasoning for future math success.

Differentiated Math Centers  -  Grades K-5

Easily incorporate differentiation in your classroom

Support differentiated instruction in your classroom. Three levels of content enable teachers to address a wide range of student needs. These standards-based centers include activities and manipulatives that help students deepen their understanding of key math concepts.

Guided Math  -  Grades K-5

Implement Guided Math with teacher-friendly materials

This Guided Math program includes detailed lesson plans with activities that deepen student understanding of core math concepts. Developed by Reagan Tunstall, this flexible framework encourages teachers to choose individual units that focus on a specific topic, or they can combine all units for a well-rounded supplemental solution.

Math Tasks  -  Grades K-8

Encourage deep math reasoning using rich, problem-solving tasks and common manipulatives

Math Tasks uses open-ended tasks and manipulatives to apply deep conceptual understanding to real-life challenges. Each Teacher Guide focuses on a single manipulative and offers countless ways to use them. flexible activities can be fit into your math curriculum to preview, support, or reteach important concepts.

STEM in Action  -  Grades PreK-5

Modular lessons to seamlessly integrate STEM into your curriculum

STEM in Action engages students in authentic, problem-based STEM lessons with real-world applications. This program puts the engineering design process at the heart of exploration – teaching the value of rethinking and supporting multiple solutions.

STEM Bins®  -  Grades K-5

Introduce STEM & maker activities with hands-on exploration

STEM Bins encourage students to create, invent, and solve problems using real-world challenges. This teacher-developed program includes an illustrated guide with questions and prompts for quick implementation into individual and group classroom settings. All materials are ready to use with minimal assembly required.

Differentiated Literacy Centers  -  Grades K-5

Easily incorporate differentiation and hands-on literacy® into your classroom

Support differentiated instruction in your classroom. Differentiated Literacy Centers help students at every level develop key, grade-level literacy skills. These standards-based centers include activities and manipulatives that boost student engagement and interest through a hands-on learning experience.

Close Reading  -  Grades 3-5

Tackle complex text with a hands-on reading routine

Develop critical, analytical readers through a teacher-led, interactive, close reading experience in a small group setting! Our Close Reading Small Group Kits include the tools you need to model close reading strategies along with the texts and hands-on resources your students need to develop a repeatable close reading routine.

Custom Kits  -  Grades PreK-12

Let us help you create your perfect customized kits

Choosing to customize kits saves you money, time and effort. We help you choose only the materials you need to support your educational goals. We handle all the logistics, pack everything the way you want, and deliver on time.

Title II, Part A Teacher Quality

Aims to improve teacher and principal quality through recruitment and professional development. To recruit high quality teachers and staff.

For professional development that increases educators’ capacity to implement prevention-related services.

Grades PreK  -  12

Professional Development Options are available with hand2mind solutions

Various professional development and implementation tools are available to support teachers. To learn more contact your educational sales consultant.

Title III, Part A English Language Aquisition

Aims to improve and enhance the education of ELL and immigrant students by helping them attain proficiency. To increase English language proficiency and student achievement.

To increase the abilities of staff to improve ELL instruction and assessment. Funds can be used to supplement programs and initiatives on developing English proficiency.

Differentiated Literacy Centers  -  Grades K-5

Easily incorporate differentiation and hands-on literacy® into your classroom

Support differentiated instruction in your classroom. Differentiated Literacy Centers help students at every level develop key, grade-level literacy skills. These standards-based centers include activities and manipulatives that boost student engagement and interest through a hands-on learning experience.

Close Reading  -  Grades 3-5

Tackle complex text with a hands-on reading routine

Develop critical, analytical readers through a teacher-led, interactive, close reading experience in a small group setting! Our Close Reading Small Group Kits include the tools you need to model close reading strategies along with the texts and hands-on resources your students need to develop a repeatable close reading routine.

Differentiated Math Centers  -  Grades K-5

Easily incorporate differentiation in your classroom

Support differentiated instruction in your classroom. Three levels of content enable teachers to address a wide range of student needs. These standards-based centers include activities and manipulatives that help students deepen their understanding of key math concepts.

*Student Materials Now Available in Spanish

Guided Math  -  Grades K-5

Implement Guided Math with teacher-friendly materials

This Guided Math program includes detailed lesson plans with activities that deepen student understanding of core math concepts. Developed by Reagan Tunstall, this flexible framework encourages teachers to choose individual units that focus on a specific topic, or they can combine all units for a well-rounded supplemental solution.

*Student Materials Now Available in Spanish

Title IV, Part B 21st Century Learning

Also called the 21st Century Community Learning Center programs.

To provide academic enrichment opportunities to help students (particularly from low performing schools) meet state education standards.

STEM in Action  -  Grades PreK-5

Modular lessons to seamlessly integrate STEM into your curriculum

STEM in Action engages students in authentic, problem-based STEM lessons with real-world applications. This program puts the engineering design process at the heart of exploration – teaching the value of rethinking and supporting multiple solutions.

Differentiated Math Centers  -  Grades K-5

Easily incorporate differentiation in your classroom

Support differentiated instruction in your classroom. Three levels of content enable teachers to address a wide range of student needs. These standards-based centers include activities and manipulatives that help students deepen their understanding of key math concepts.

Math Tasks  -  Grades K-8

Encourage deep math reasoning using rich, problem-solving tasks and common manipulatives

Math Tasks uses open-ended tasks and manipulatives to apply deep conceptual understanding to real-life challenges. Each Teacher Guide focuses on a single manipulative and offers countless ways to use them. Flexible activities can be fit into your math curriculum to preview, support, or reteach important concepts.

Differentiated Literacy Centers  -  Grades K-5

Easily incorporate differentiation and hands-on literacy® into your classroom

Support differentiated instruction in your classroom. Differentiated Literacy Centers help students at every level develop key, grade-level literacy skills. These standards-based centers include activities and manipulatives that boost student engagement and interest through a hands-on learning experience.

IDEA Part B Special Education

Supports the needs of students with disabilities between the ages of 3 and 21.

All students receiving funds must have an IEP.

To supplement state and local resources to support students with disabilities, strengthen their education, and improve outcomes.

Recipients must comply with statutory and regulatory requirements.

Hands-On Standards  -  Grades K-8

Sample Goal: Students will use manipulatives to combine sets and explore concept of addition

Hands-on Standards focuses on the most challenging topics for students and uses manipulatives to help build a deeper understanding of math concepts. Step-by-step photo-illustrated guides reinforce teachers’ content knowledge for ease of implementation in the classroom, enabling teachers to differentiate instruction in intervention, small group, and whole class situations.

Daily Math Fluency  -  Grades K-5

Sample Goal: Students will recall basic addition and subtraction facts

Daily Math Fluency is a year-long supplemental program that provides everything educators need to teach and reinforce multiple strategies that build number sense in 10 minutes a day. The powerful combination of 60 Math Talks and 120 Number Strings improves a student’s ability to think about numbers flexibly, efficiently, and accurately—building a strong foundation of mathematical reasoning for future math success.

Differentiated Literacy Centers  -  Grades K-5

Sample Goal: Student will articulate vowel or consonant blends of a given picture

Support differentiated instruction in your classroom. Differentiated Literacy Centers help students at every level develop key, grade-level literacy skills. These standards-based centers include activities and manipulatives that boost student engagement and interest through a hands-on learning experience.