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 13: Strength-Based Strategies: Capitalizing on the Strengths of Your Students
Strength-based interventions are those that utilize the strengths of the student to engage him or her in meeting the requirements within the environment. In strength-based interventions, we focus on what the child does well and what characteristics of the student are positive in nature. We then build on those strengths.
As an example, you note that the student is very helpful to others. You may want to utilize that strength to have the student engage in peer tutoring. The student is an excellent creative writer but does not like mathematics. You can look for ways to build writing into math skills.
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