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!
Purpose of the Strategy
- Access prior knowledge
- Develop academic language
- Encourage questioning and exploration of new learning
- Enhance ability of students to focus on learning
- Adapt content to meet individual or unique student needs
- Improve reading comprehension
- Use discourse techniques
- Build academic transfer skills
- Build appreciation that everyone has a contribution to make
- Expand and elaborate on learning
- Expand comprehension
- Facilitate access of prior knowledge
- Facilitate acquisition of content knowledge
- Build awareness of academic expectations
- Improve mnemonic retrieval
- Improve retention
- Develop thinking and planning skills
How to Do It
- The teacher engages individual students in reciprocal questioning to establish appropriate question-and-answer techniques and enhance comprehension of content.
- Students or an assistant and student ask each other questions about a selection. Students model the teacher’s questions and answers. The teacher provides feedback about the exchanges.
- The focus allows learners to explore the meaning of the ...