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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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Murawski, Wendy W.; Hughes, Claire E. – Preventing School Failure, 2009
Response to intervention (RTI) is a new method of identifying students with learning disabilities. RTI's increasing implementation affects all teachers and students, in both general and special education. The authors provide educators with a practical understanding of what RTI may look like in the classroom and how co-teaching as an instructional…
Descriptors: Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Identification, Cooperation
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Katisyannis, Antonis; Landrum, Timothy J.; Vinton, Lori – Preventing School Failure, 1997
First identifies salient features of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and then offers a model for diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of students with ADHD. The model assumes cooperation of parent, teacher, and physician, and data-based decisions concerning use and ongoing monitoring of stimulant medication or other…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Decision Making, Drug Therapy
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Sandler, Allen G. – Preventing School Failure, 1997
Discusses the use of a consultative therapy model to provide physical and occupational therapy services in the schools, including standards for selecting this approach, preparation for teachers and therapists implementing the model, communication between teachers and therapists, and the need to supplement teachers' time for motor programming with…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Consultation Programs, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Guetzloe, Eleanor – Preventing School Failure, 1992
A public health model of prevention and intervention is applied to violent, aggressive, and antisocial student behaviors. Stressed is secondary prevention through school intervention by such means as comprehensive school planning, behavioral management strategies, student supervision, and providing for prosocial activity. Primary and tertiary…
Descriptors: Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Change, Behavior Disorders
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Conroy, Maureen A.; Fox, James J. – Preventing School Failure, 1994
This article describes a model that deals with classroom behavior problems by incorporating contextual or setting events with traditional learning theory models. The paper discusses examples of setting events that affect children's aggression, ways to assess the effects of setting events on student behavior, and ways in which teachers can…
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
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Laycock, Virginia K.; And Others – Preventing School Failure, 1991
This article analyzes the purposes for which collaborative special education programs are established and outlines alternative structures for operationalizing the concept of collaboration in schools. These structures include the teacher assistance team, the child study/resource team, peer collaboration, behavioral consultation, collaborative…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Consultation Programs, Cooperation, Delivery Systems
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Bauwens, Jeanne; Hourcade, Jack J. – Preventing School Failure, 1991
This article describes cooperative teaching involving general and special educators as an approach to serving students with special needs. The article provides an overview of the types of cooperative teaching and discusses implementation considerations, methods of problem solving, and the importance of interpersonal skills. (JDD)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Howell, Paul – Preventing School Failure, 1991
The AIM (Academic Intervention Model) program was designed to promote success for at-risk middle school students within a general education setting, through collaborative efforts between general and special education staff. This paper describes types of services offered, personnel preparation, program outcomes, and implementation suggestions. (JDD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cooperation, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation
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Gable, Robert A.; And Others – Preventing School Failure, 1992
An instructional process for facilitating maintenance and generalization of academic skills is presented, using the ABCD'S (Antecedent Events, Behavior, Consequent Events, Data, and Setting Events) Generalization Intervention Model. (JDD)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Generalization
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Katims, David S. – Preventing School Failure, 1990
The article presents a model of learning based on the four learning stages of (1) acquisition, (2) proficiency, (3) maintenance, and (4) generalization. The importance of directing instruction at the appropriate learning stage is stressed and examples are given. (DB)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Generalization, Learning Strategies
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Male, Mary – Preventing School Failure, 1991
The Student Study Team (SST) is described as a California intervention model that encourages effective multidisciplinary team participation. The development, training, operation, and evaluation of such teams are discussed, and implementation recommendations are offered. The article includes a flow chart of the SST process, a meeting competency…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation
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Armijo, Eduardo J.; McKee, Colene M.; Stowitschek, Joseph J.; Smith, Albert J., Jr. – Preventing School Failure, 1998
Describes a computer-based adaptation of a case management model, Computer-Assisted Risk Accountability System (CARAS), which provides an on-site, desktop evaluation tool for school-based case management teams to manage their cases efficiently. Discusses the user-friendliness of the CARAS software; how school programs benefit from CARAS; and CARAS…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Data Collection
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Braaten, Sheldon – Preventing School Failure, 1991
A draft policy developed by the Minneapolis (Minnesota) public schools concerning the use of aversive or deprivation procedures with students who are handicapped is presented. The policy model covers such elements as response to prior interventions; written treatment plan; informed consent; supervision; maintenance and retention of records;…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Disabilities, Discipline Policy
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Gable, Robert A.; And Others – Preventing School Failure, 1990
A framework is presented for applying error analysis of oral reading to decisions about placement and instruction. The focus is on assessment practices that rely on the stimulus material of daily instruction and that facilitate decision making on both what and how to teach reading. A case study illustrates application of the procedure. (JDD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Decision Making, Diagnostic Teaching, Elementary Secondary Education
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