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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Purpose of the Strategy
  • Access and use prior knowledge
  • Build and develop appropriate cognitive academic language
  • Develop academic and cognitive academic language
  • Develop analytical skills
  • Develop confidence in academic interactions
  • Develop problem-solving skills
  • Expand and elaborate on learning
  • Expand and improve comprehension
  • Facilitate access of prior knowledge
  • Facilitate acquisition of content knowledge
  • Improve vocabulary
  • Reinforce content lessons
  • Strengthen and facilitate language development
  • Build awareness of learning process
  • Build home language to English transfer skills
  • Build transfer skills
  • Build upon existing language skills of students
  • Build upon existing language strengths of student
  • Build upon family language and culture
  • Build upon the diverse language foundations of students and parents
  • Build vocabulary
  • Develop basic interpersonal communication
  • Develop content knowledge foundation
  • Develop thinking and planning
  • Reduce code switching
How to Do It
  • Students may play in groups with culture and language peers at first and then mixed groups of diverse students as they ...
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