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But What Do I DO?
Strategies From A to W for Multi-Tier Systems of Support



November 2016 | 424 pages | Corwin

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 including an online 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!

 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Introduction
 
A
Academic Language Transition

 
Accountability

 
Active Processing

 
Advanced Organizers

 
Alternate Response Methods

 
Analogy

 
Assessment

 
 
B
Belonging

 
Bilingual Aide

 
Bilingual Peers

 
Bilingual Texts

 
Building Connections

 
Building Connections—Reading Strategy

 
 
C
CAN-DO—Retention Strategy

 
Choices

 
Chunking

 
Class Buddies/Peer Helpers/Peer Tutors

 
Class Contracts

 
Classroom and School Survival Strategies

 
Cognitive Content Picture Dictionary

 
Cognitive Strategies in Home and Community Language

 
Concurrent Language Development/Acquisition Sessions

 
Consequence Wheel

 
Consistent Sequence

 
Content Language Games

 
Content Modification

 
Context Embedding

 
Contracting

 
Control and Attention Strategy—STAR

 
Cooperative Learning Strategies

 
Coping/Problem Solving

 
COPS—Writing Strategy

 
Cross-Cultural Communication Strategies

 
Cross-Cultural Counseling

 
 
D
DEFENDS—Writing Strategy

 
Demonstration

 
Differentiation

 
Double-Entry

 
 
E
EASY (Reading Comprehension)

 
Embedding

 
Entry Points

 
Evaluation

 
Expectations Awareness/Review

 
Experience-Based Learning

 
Exploration—Inquiry Technique

 
Exploration Team

 
 
F
Family-Centered Learning Activity

 
Fifty Grid (Math)

 
FIST—Reading Strategy

 
 
G
Graphic Organizers

 
Guided Lecture Procedure

 
Guided Memories—Personal Timelines

 
Guided Practice and Planned Interactions

 
Guided Reading and Writing in Home and Community Language

 
 
H
Home Activities

 
 
I
Individualizing

 
Information Organization—EASY

 
Inquiry Charts

 
Inquiry Technique

 
Interdisciplinary Unit/Thematic Instruction

 
Inverted Pyramid—Writing Strategy

 
 
J
Jigsaw—Comprehension Strategy

 
Jumping to Conclusions—Comprehension Strategy

 
 
K
Krypto—Math Strategy

 
KWL+

 
 
L
Language Games

 
Learning Centers or Stations

 
Learning Styles (Entry Points)

 
Leveled Activities

 
Listening Comprehension—TQLR

 
 
M
Magic Bag—Sorting

 
Manipulatives

 
Marking Text

 
Math Strategy—Fifty Grid

 
Math Strategy—KRYPTO

 
Math Strategy—SQRQCQ

 
Mediated Stimuli in Classroom

 
MET Expectations

 
Mind Mapping

 
Modeling

 
 
O
Observation Charts

 
Oral Discussions

 
Organization—Sorting

 
 
P
Paraphrasing—RAP

 
PARS—Retention Strategy

 
Participant Collage

 
Partners—Reading Strategy

 
PEARL

 
Peer/School Adaptation Process Support

 
PENS—Writing Strategy

 
Personal Timelines

 
Picture This!

 
PIRATES—Test Taking Strategy

 
Planned Ignoring

 
Planned Movement

 
Positive Reinforcement

 
PQ4R—Reading Comprehension

 
Prompting

 
Proof Reading—COPS

 
Proximity—Proximics

 
 
Q
Questioning

 
Quick Write

 
 
R
RAP—Paraphrasing

 
Reading Comprehension—PQ4R

 
Reading Comprehension—SQ3R

 
Reading Strategy—FIST

 
Reading Strategy—Partners

 
Reading Strategy—RIDER

 
Reading and Writing Strategy—SSCD

 
Reading Strategy—Visualization

 
Reality-Based Learning Approaches

 
Reduced Stimuli

 
Reciprocal Questioning

 
Retention Strategy—CAN-DO

 
Retention Strategy—PARS

 
Rest and Relaxation Techniques

 
RIDER—Reading Strategy

 
Role-Playing

 
 
S
Scaffolding

 
SCORER—Test Taking Strategy

 
Self-Concept Activities

 
Self-Monitoring Techniques

 
Self-Reinforcement

 
Sheltered Instruction

 
Shortening Student Assignments

 
Signals

 
Sorting

 
SQ3R—Reading Strategy

 
SQRQCQ—Math Strategy

 
SSCD—Reading and Writing Strategy

 
STAR—Control and Attention Strategy

 
Story Star—Reading Comprehension Strategy

 
Student Input

 
Success

 
Survival Strategies for Parents/Families

 
Survival Strategies for Students

 
 
T
Test-Taking Strategy—PIRATES

 
Test-Taking Strategy—SCORER

 
Time-Out

 
Total Physical Response—TPR

 
Touch

 
TOWER—Writing Strategy

 
TPR—Total Physical Response

 
TQLR—Listening Strategy

 
 
U
Use of First Language

 
 
V
Varied Grouping

 
Videos About Interaction Patterns

 
Visualization—Reading Strategy

 
Visualization Strategy—RIDER

 
Vocabulary Pyramid

 
 
W
Wordless Picture Books

 
Writing Strategy—COPS

 
Writing Strategy—DEFENDS

 
Writing Strategy—Inverted Pyramid

 
Writing Strategy—PENS

 
Writing Strategy—TOWER

 
W-Star—Reading Comprehension Strategy

 
 
References
 
Index

Supplements

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction

Academic Language Transition

Strategy Selection Grid


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