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!

Magic Bag—Sorting
Purpose of the Strategy
  • Access prior knowledge
  • Build awareness of appropriate academic behaviors
  • Build academic transfer skills
  • Build appreciation that everyone belongs and is needed
  • Build appreciation that everyone has a contribution to make
  • Build foundation for learning
  • Build metacognition skills
  • Develop cognitive academic language
  • Develop cognitive learning strategies
  • Develop problem-solving skills
  • Encourage questioning and exploration of new learning
  • Enhance ability of student to focus on learning and learn new things
  • Expand and elaborate on learning
  • Expand comprehension
  • Facilitate access of prior knowledge
  • Facilitate discussion about new learning
  • Facilitate language development
  • Improve students’ ability to organize and prioritize information
  • Reinforce content lessons
  • Retention of content
  • Strengthen ability to discuss what is happening
  • Strengthen awareness of learning process
  • Strengthen knowledge of academic content
  • Strengthen language development
  • Strengthen learning to learn skills
  • Strengthen retention and application abilities
  • Sustain engagement
  • Use prior knowledge
  • Develop analytical skills
  • Build awareness of learning process
  • Develop association skills
  • Develop categorization skills
  • Develop ...
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