•  Academic Assistance at Burns Elementary-Middle School

    • Exceptional Student Exceptional (ESE) Resource Program
      • Provide direct (pull-out) small group instruction to students on the Resource Teacher's caseload
      • Provide consultation support to general education classroom teacher's
      • Provide supplemental instruction based on IEP goals and objectives
    •  Academic Interventionist /Para-Educator (SSA)
      • Assisting the teacher with instructional tasks assigned to individual students or small groups of students.
      • Assisting the teacher with related tasks such as recordkeeping, checking students’ work, preparing and distributing instructional materials, etc.
      • Serving as a liaison between the school and the family.
      • Observing student performance and assisting in the planning and implementation of appropriate instructional activities. 
    • Tech Centers- Mac Lab/Computer Lab
      • Students use  the labs to complete academic classwork via Microsoft Word 
      • Classes are scheduled to work in labs to complete I-Ready and MyOn 
      • One on one technology- each student is assigned to a laptop in each classroom they attend. 

                Burns Computer Lab  Burns Mac Lab

    • After School Tutoring
      •  M-Step tutoring will give academic support using the Common Core Standards to improve students M-Step scores.
      • Homework Assistance tutoring will give students the assistance needed to complete homework (Also see homework hotline link: https://www.detroitk12.org/homeworkhotline   )
    • City Year AmeriCorps support students with academic, attendance and peer-to-peer interaction. City Year work with small groups making an enormous impact with individual students throughout the school year.

Homework Hotline

  • The Detroit Public Schools Community District Homework Hotline is a free resource available for all DPSCD students that encourages outstanding achievement by giving students an additional platform to ask for help and emphasize problem-solving skills. Students and families can call in for help with Literacy and/or Math homework. The Homework Hotline is provided in partnership with United Way for Southeastern Michigan. Please visit this link:  https://www.detroitk12.org/homeworkhotline