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Tier 2 - Targeted Group Interventions
In an introductory article on Tier 2 Intervention, Lynn Fuchs of Vanderbilt University describes six key principles for designing effective preventative tutoring in mathematics. These principles stress the importance of clear, conceptually-oriented instruction that eases the learning challenge, while also emphasizing the importance of drill, practice, and cumulative review.
Specific, Measurable Outcome
The statement of a single, specific desired result from an intervention. To be measurable, the outcome should be expressed in observable and quantifiable terms (i.e., Johnny will demonstrate mastery of grade-level basic math calculation skills as measured by a score of 85% or better on the end of the unit test on numerical operations).More Terms »
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How to Develop an Effective Tier 2 System
A successful Tier 2 implementation requires a systems approach to coordinate the purpose, components, and key actions that help ensure success for the school and for the students. In her article, Evelyn Johnson outlines such an approach based on her team’s work assisting an elementary school to implement a comprehensive model of tiered service delivery focused on improving both academic and behavioral outcomes for students..
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Mathematics Intervention at the Secondary Prevention Level of a Multi-Tier Prevention System: Six Key Principles
This article describes 6 key instructional principals and some of their research underpinnings, with consideration given to how the principals can be implemented in real-world teaching contexts.
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Intervening in Pre-K: When Concerns Remain »
A few children will struggle with learning, even though their teachers have provided help both individually and in small groups. When concerns still remain, then it may warrant a referral for an evaluation. This article explores important considerations as you prepare for a conversation about referral.
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