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Chitiyo, Jonathan; May, Michael E. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
The Schoolwide Positive Behavior Intervention Support model (SWPBIS) continues to gain widespread use across schools in the United States and abroad. Despite its widespread implementation, little research has examined factors that influence its sustainability. Informed by Rogers's diffusion theory, this study examined school personnel's…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Behavior Modification, Intervention, Sustainability
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Kim, Min Kyung; Bryant, Diane Pedrotty; Bryant, Brian R.; Park, Yujeong – Preventing School Failure, 2017
A synthesis of the research literature was conducted from 2004 to 2014 on interventions designed to build oral reading fluency for elementary students with learning disabilities (LD). An extensive search yielded a total of 12 intervention studies. Among the 12 studies, the majority (n = 9) implemented repeated reading with or without a model.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Fluency, Oral Reading, Learning Disabilities
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Dennis, Minyi Shih; Knight, Jacqueline; Jerman, Olga – Preventing School Failure, 2016
This article describes how to teach fraction and percentage word problems using a model-drawing strategy. This cognitive strategy places emphasis on explicitly teaching students how to draw a schematic diagram to represent the qualitative relations described in the problem, and how to formulate the solution based on the schematic diagram. The…
Descriptors: High School Students, Learning Disabilities, Word Problems (Mathematics), Models
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Hinton, Vanessa; Buchanan, Alice M.; Rudisill, Mary – Preventing School Failure, 2016
Schools implement Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) as a way of meeting students' needs in classrooms. PBIS focuses on tiered instruction. Tiered instruction is a teaching strategy in which the educator implements incremental changes that increase supports based on students' needs--academic or behavioral. Yet, tiered instruction…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Models, Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention
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King, Diane; Coughlin, Patricia Kathleen – Preventing School Failure, 2016
There are two approaches for providing Tier 2 interventions within Response to Intervention (RtI): standard treatment protocol (STP) and the problem-solving approach (PSA). This article describes the multi-tiered RtI prevention model being implemented across the United States through an analysis of these two approaches in reading instruction. It…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Problem Solving, Models, Reading Instruction
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Hornby, Garry – Preventing School Failure, 2016
Bullying is a major concern in education worldwide, particularly in countries such as New Zealand that are reported to have high rates of bullying in schools. In this article it is proposed that, in order to effectively prevent or substantially reduce bullying in schools, a systemic approach needs to be adopted, with interventions organized at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Ecology, Systems Approach
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Schwab, James Raymond; Johnson, Zachary G.; Ansley, Brandis M.; Houchins, David E.; Varjas, Kris – Preventing School Failure, 2016
The Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 has drawn greater attention to the academic achievement of students considered at risk who attend alternative schools. Due to problems both inside and outside of schools, students in alternative education settings may struggle with academic content and require a different educational approach. This…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Nontraditional Education, Intervention, Academic Achievement
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Wexler, Jade; Pyle, Nicole; Fall, Anna Maria – Preventing School Failure, 2015
Project GOAL is a systematic dropout prevention model including individual and peer-mediated group interventions for at-risk students. This article provides an overview of the Project GOAL model and describes a 2-year experimental pilot study of Project GOAL with a cohort of eighth-and ninth-grade students in a low-income school district in the…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Intervention, Secondary School Students, Pilot Projects
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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Jenkins, Abbie; Menzies, Holly Mariah; Kalberg, Jemma Robertson – Preventing School Failure, 2014
Comprehensive, integrated, three-tiered models are context specific and developed by school-site teams according to the core values held by the school community. In this article, the authors provide a step-by-step, team-based process for designing comprehensive, integrated, three-tiered models of prevention that integrate academic, behavioral, and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Prevention, Progress Monitoring, Faculty Development
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Oakes, Wendy Peia; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Germer, Kathryn A. – Preventing School Failure, 2014
School-site and district-level leadership teams rely on the existing knowledge base to select, implement, and evaluate evidence-based practices meeting students' multiple needs within the context of multitiered systems of support. The authors focus on the stages of implementation science as applied to Tier 2 and Tier 3 supports; the…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Teamwork, Program Implementation, Faculty Development
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Crawford, Lindy – Preventing School Failure, 2014
This article discusses the role of assessment in a response-to-intervention model. Although assessment represents only 1 component in a response-to-intervention model, a well-articulated assessment system is critical in providing teachers with reliable data that are easily interpreted and used to make instructional decisions. Three components of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Models, Response to Intervention, Student Evaluation
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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Magill, Lauren – Preventing School Failure, 2014
In this article, the authors clarify the role of the leadership team, providing a rationale for one integrated team to examine academic, social, and behavioral programming, with careful attention to including all key stakeholders. Next, the authors discuss the procedures for teaching all key stakeholders the comprehensive, integrated, three-tiered…
Descriptors: Intervention, Models, Reliability, Instructional Leadership
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Oakes, Wendy Peia; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Cox, Meredith Lucille; Messenger, Mallory – Preventing School Failure, 2014
In this article, the authors provide an overview of behavior screening tools available, including free and commercially available options. Next, the authors offer step-by-step procedures for (a) selecting, (b) scheduling, (c) preparing, (d) administering, and (e) scoring and interpreting behaviors screening tools. The authors conclude with…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Behavior Problems, Decision Making, Models
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Helf, Shawnna; Cooke, Nancy L. – Preventing School Failure, 2011
The existence of elementary reading specialists in schools has increased, and their role in improving schoolwide efforts for prevention and intervention of reading risk has received increased emphasis. The purpose of this article is to describe the components of a multitier schoolwide reading model in the early grades in which the reading…
Descriptors: Reading Consultants, Specialists, Models, Reading Strategies
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Neitzel, Jennifer – Preventing School Failure, 2010
Positive behavior support has gained attention in recent years as an effective practice for reducing challenging behaviors in children and youth with a variety of disabilities including autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The goal of positive behavioral interventions for students with ASD is to prevent and reduce the occurrence of interfering…
Descriptors: Autism, Behavior Modification, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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