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This must-have guide delivers a set of fifteen essential behavioral intervention techniques, supported by research and case studies that can be applied in any classroom.
Chapter 3: Behavior Interspersal: Interspersing Easy Tasks with Difficult Tasks
Behavior Interspersal: Interspersing Easy Tasks with Difficult Tasks
Behavior Interspersal Defined
Behavior interspersal is the process of mixing within assignments an assignment or assignments that are briefer or easier than others. If you are providing a set of assignments for students to complete, you intersperse assignments that are likely to result in student success. These assignments will be ones that you know the student is able to do independently without assistance and will result in a sense of accomplishment for the student. The assignment provides a short break for a student who is engaging in a series of assignments. I have heard a teacher refer to this as behavior sandwiching because you are mixing difficult assignments with easy ...