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Boyle, Joseph R.; Forchelli, Gina A.; Cariss, Kaitlyn – Preventing School Failure, 2015
As high-stakes testing, Common Core, and state standards become the new norms in schools, teachers are tasked with helping all students meet specific benchmarks. In conjunction with the influx of more students with disabilities being included in inclusive and general education classrooms where lectures with note-taking comprise a majority of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Notetaking, State Standards, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
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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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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Ennis, Robin Parks; Hirsch, Shanna Eisner – Preventing School Failure, 2014
In comprehensive, integrated, three-tiered models, it is essential to have a systematic method for identifying students who need supports at Tier 2 or Tier 3. This article provides explicit information on how to use multiple sources of data to determine which students might benefit from these supports. First, the authors provide an overview of how…
Descriptors: Disability Identification, Progress Monitoring, Data, Decision Making
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Ralston, Nicole C.; Benner, Gregory J.; Tsai, Shu-Fei; Riccomini, Paul J.; Nelson, J. Ron – Preventing School Failure, 2014
The authors report findings of a best-evidence synthesis of the effects of mathematics instruction on the mathematics skills of students with emotional and behavioral disorders. The goal of the synthesis was to extend previous research by (a) detailing independent variables, instructional components, and outcome measures for each study; (b)…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Dobbins, Angela; Gagnon, Joseph Calvin; Ulrich, Tracy – Preventing School Failure, 2014
Geometry is a course that is increasingly required for students to graduate from high school. However, geometric concepts can pose a great challenge to high school youth with math difficulties. Although research on teaching geometry to students with mathematics difficulties is limited, teachers are challenged daily with providing support for youth…
Descriptors: Geometric Concepts, Geometry, Mathematics Instruction, Intervention
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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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More, Cori M.; Hart Barnett, Juliet E. – Preventing School Failure, 2014
Many school districts have adopted commercially available software or templates for electronic Individualized Education Program (IEP) development. These programs have useful features that allow Individualized Education Programs to be electronically developed and reliably stored for each student. Although the program features are designed to…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Individualized Education Programs, Special Education, Special Education Teachers
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Moreno, Gerardo; Wong-Lo, Mickie; Bullock, Lyndal M. – Preventing School Failure, 2014
The student population across U.S. schools has become increasingly diverse and has presented educators with a number of concerns in assisting students demonstrating challenging behaviors. Educators have historically had difficulties in distinguishing between cultural differences and genuine indicators of emotional and behavioral disorders. It is…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Behavior Problems, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Student Needs
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Ruiz, María Isolina; Smith, Traci N.; Naquin, Gale M.; Morgan-D'Atrio, Cynthia; Dellinger, Amy B. – Preventing School Failure, 2014
Implementation fidelity is crucial to the success of behavioral interventions. However, measuring and maintaining intervention implementation fidelity in schools' natural settings can be challenging. This article reports findings from a study examining the implementation fidelity of check-in check-out interventions at an urban school district…
Descriptors: Intervention, Behavior Modification, Fidelity, Program Implementation
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Irby, Decoteau J.; Mawhinney, Lynnette – Preventing School Failure, 2014
This article highlights a research project that involved formerly incarcerated adults who were school noncompleters. The project engaged the participants in a series of activities to explore their experiences and gain insights into approaches to dropout prevention they believed would help students at risk to complete high school. This article…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Institutionalized Persons, At Risk Students
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Guess, Pamela; Bowling, Sara – Preventing School Failure, 2014
Positive psychology represents a conceptual framework that emphasizes the need to capitalize on individuals' strengths in order to facilitate optimal functioning. As applied to the educational setting, these concepts have primarily been investigated via teaching life skills to students that encourage overall wellness. School-based strategies…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Educational Practices, Success
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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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McConnell, Bethany M.; Kubina, Richard M., Jr. – Preventing School Failure, 2014
School attendance is a rising issue in public schools. Students regularly absent from school can end up involved in destructive behaviors and dropout of school. Family characteristics are strong determining factors in students' school attendance. This presents the question, "Can family involvement improve public school students'…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Attendance, Family School Relationship, Family Characteristics
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Scott, Terrance M.; Hirn, Regina G.; Alter, Peter J. – Preventing School Failure, 2014
Effective instruction is a critical predictor of student achievement. As students with exceptionalities such as emotional and behavioral disorders and learning disabilities, who typically struggle with academic achievement, spend increasing amounts of general education settings, the need for precise instructional behaviors becomes more imperative.…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Teacher Effectiveness
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Banks, Tachelle; Eaton, India – Preventing School Failure, 2014
Preparing at-risk youth and students with mild disabilities for state and district tests is important for improving their test performance, and basic instruction in test preparation can significantly improve student test performance. The article defines noncognitive variables that adversely affect test-taker performance. The article also describes…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, At Risk Students, Test Wiseness, Test Coaching
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