Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions puts at your fingertips the successful instructional techniques and materials necessary for accurate and effective use of evidence-based interventions.
Written by Barbara Wendling and Nancy Mather, two experts in educational assessment and intervention, this intervention-oriented reference presents clear descriptions of research-based interventions in the areas of: phonological awareness and beginning reading phonics; phonics and sight word instruction; reading fluency; vocabulary and reading comprehension; spelling, handwriting, and written expression; basic math skills; and math problem-solving.
Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently apply evidence-based interventions in academic settings
With the current focus on Response to Intervention (RTI) and evidence-based instruction in both general and special education, assessment professionals and educators alike require greater knowledge of effective instruction and intervention techniques. Written by two experts in academic assessment and intervention, Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions is an easy-to-use reference containing clear descriptions of research-based interventions for the academic areas of reading, writing, and math for professionals who work directly with children struggling in these areas.
Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as "Test Yourself" questions to help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.
Barbara J. Wendling, MA, has years of clinical experience as an educator and diagnostician in public school settings in both general and special education. Additionally, she has taught university courses, worked in educational and test publishing, and is currently an educational consultant.
Nancy Mather, PhD, is a coauthor of the Woodcock-Johnson III (WJ III) and has authored or coauthored numerous publications, including Woodcock-Johnson III: Reports, Recommendations, and Strategies. She is a professor at the University of Arizona.
306 pages. 2008