The Marietta Board of Education recently approved the use of TeachTown to help students with autism, developmental delays, intellectual disabilities and social/emotional disorders.
TeachTown is an online sole-source program targeting social skills and applied behavioral analysis, according to Marietta City Schools Superintendent Grant Rivera in his presentation to the board.
The cost of $18,413 will come from the General Fund.
Jigsaw Learning LLC, doing business as TeachTown, is a company with an exclusive focus on serving the needs of students in these four groups.
TeachTown is the developer and sole owner of all copyrights, title and interests in TeachTown Basics, TeachTown Social Skills, ABA Pro, TeachTown Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Online Training Program, Meta Play, Be Safe and Transition to Adulthood.
- TeachTown Basics is a comprehensive program that incorporates software and staff-led generalization lessons, targeting these four student groups.
- TeachTown Social Skills is an engaging curriculum that is designed to teach young children skills to improve their social interaction.
Students with disabilities in Marietta will have access to TeachTown Basics and Social Skills to improve their social emotional functioning, application of pragmatic skills and social behaviors - all to increase their independence, community access and employability.
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