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Fuchs, Lynn S.; Fuchs, Douglas; Malone, Amelia S. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
This article describes the Taxonomy of Intervention Intensity, which articulates seven principles for evaluating and building intervention intensity based upon research. The Taxonomy's seven dimensions of intensity are strength, dosage, alignment, attention to transfer, comprehensiveness, behavioral support, and individualization (see Table 1). In…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Difficulty Level
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Sayeski, Kristin L.; Brown, Monica R. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2011
In this article, the authors present a response-to-intervention (RTI) framework that both special and general education teachers can use in evaluating existing class structures and developing comprehensive classroom management plans for the purpose of managing challenging behaviors. They applied the concept of a three-tiered model of support at…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Musti-Rao, Shobana; Hawkins, Renee O.; Tan, Carol – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2011
In recent years, the response to intervention (RTI) model has not only gained popularity as an alternate approach to identifying students with learning disabilities but also offered general education teachers a framework for problem solving at the classroom level. The model emphasizes ongoing progress monitoring of student performance to make…
Descriptors: Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Problem Solving, Foreign Countries
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Gongola, Leah C.; Daddario, Rosemarie – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2010
The use of interventions to create behavior change among students with disabilities has an extended and complex history (Horner et al., 2005). Practitioners involved in the field of special education often debate best practices from an immense array of available interventions (Heflin & Simpson, 1998). Service providers express concern about…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Disabilities, Reinforcement, Ethics
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Bateman, David F.; Jones, Marni Gail – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2010
This article presents a due process hearing case study of a mother who contended that his son, D.J., has been denied of a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) of his School District after being suspended from school. D.J., an elementary student, had been described as hyperactive, inattentive, defiant, and often volatile. He was identified…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Behavior Problems, Civil Rights, Compensatory Education
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Bateman, David F. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2008
Greg is 13 years old, and currently in seventh grade; he entered an unnamed District ("the District") school in fourth grade as a student with a specific learning disability; he had been identified as eligible for special education programming and services during second grade. During fifth and sixth grade Greg was provided services…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Neighborhood Schools, Civil Rights, Emotional Disturbances
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Martella, Ronald C.; And Others – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 1995
This article describes a systematic program that special education teachers can use to teach instructional aides and peer tutors to use effective teaching practices. The article specifically focuses on delivering appropriate instructional commands, providing specific praise, and using appropriate error correction procedures. (JDD)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Paraprofessional School Personnel