Identifying appropriate strategies for instruction or intervention made easy! Selecting individualized and evidence-based interventions for struggling students can overwhelm even the most experienced teachers. Save time and get the help you need with this comprehensive guide from an expert in special education and cultural differences! Organized around an alphabetized and cross-referenced list and a fold-out selection grid featuring more than 150 PBIS, RTI, and MTSS interventions, you’ll quickly find the tools to resolve specific learning and behavioral challenges. This must-have resource helps you effortlessly locate appropriate strategies based on student needs and desired learning outcomes. Teachers, counselors, and instructional intervention teams will learn to • Meet the needs of all your struggling students including at-risk, culturally and linguistically diverse, as well as those with IEPs • Progress monitor, document, and modify instructional strategies • Identify specific interventions for distinct learning and behavior problems, including many reading, writing, math, and attention strategies • Implement classroom-wide, small group, or individualized interventions • Use classroom-based data to guide decision making • Implement in a variety of settings, including special education, learning assistance programs, and full-inclusion Including implementation checklists, examples of every strategy as well as its research base, and graphic organizers, use this book to discover the what, why, and how to help each student achieve success!

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Jigsaw—Comprehension Strategy
Purpose of the Strategy
  • Access prior knowledge
  • Adapt to meet individual or unique student needs
  • Build academic transfer skills
  • Build appreciation that everyone belongs and is needed
  • Build appreciation that everyone has a contribution to make
  • Build awareness of academic expectations
  • Build awareness of appropriate academic behaviors
  • Build awareness of appropriate cognitive academic language
  • Build awareness of learning process
  • Build awareness of the appropriate content language in English culture/language
  • Build foundation for learning
  • Build metacognition skills
  • Build transfer skills
  • Build upon family language and culture
  • Clarify responsibilities, assignments, and rewards
  • Develop academic language
  • Develop analytical skills
  • Develop association skills
  • Develop basic interpersonal communication
  • Develop categorization skills
  • Develop cognitive academic language
  • Develop cognitive learning strategies
  • Develop confidence in academic interactions
  • Develop content knowledge foundation
  • Develop extended time on task
  • Develop higher persistence
  • Develop higher tolerance
  • Develop positive peer relationships
  • Develop problem-solving skills
  • Develop self esteem
  • Develop thinking and planning skills
  • Encourage questioning and exploration of ...
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