The Behavior Supports section discusses how to maximize student learning and the impact of effective interventions by preventing the development and lessening the intensity of problem behaviors. The introductory article by George Sugai of the University of Connecticut examines social behavior supports within the RTI framework as a way to improve academic and social behavior outcomes for struggling students. Read "School-wide Positive Behavior Support and Response to Intervention." »
The statement of a single, specific desired result from an intervention. To be measurable, the outcome should be expressed in observable and quantifiable terms (i.e., Johnny will demonstrate mastery of grade-level basic math calculation skills as measured by a score of 85% or better on the end of the unit test on numerical operations).
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