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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Scaffolding
Purpose of the Strategy
  • Access and use prior knowledge
  • Build academic transfer skills
  • Build awareness of learning process
  • Build foundation for learning
  • Enhance ability of students to focus on learning
  • Enhance ability of students to learn new things
  • Facilitate student assuming responsibility for learning
  • Improve access to prior knowledge
  • Improve comprehension and retention
  • Reinforce content
  • Strengthen retention and application abilities
  • Strengthen language development
How to Do It
  • Teacher introduces scaffolding to students as a way to support, elaborate, and expand upon students’ language as they learn to read (and write).
  • Scaffolds are temporary frameworks that offer students immediate access to the meanings and pleasure of print.
  • For example, one scaffolding strategy is paired reading. The teacher has students sit in pairs with one copy of the same book between them. All students are to read along during the activity, ...
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