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Behavior Intervention » Tier I Interventions for Rushing Through Work

Tier I Interventions for Rushing Through Work

  • Before you start, a few important points:
    *Try multiple interventions
    *Each intervention must be tried for at least 2 weeks
    *Collect and track specific data on each intervention tried and the effect of each intervention over the time it was implemented
    *After at least 6 weeks, you may consider moving to tier 2 interventions. You must submit your tier 1 data to and speak with your building administrator before moving to tier 2 as well.


    Tier I interventions for Rushing Through Work:
    *Click on interventions for additional information, forms, and resources
  • Alternative modes of completing assignments
  • Assign a buddy or partner
  • Break down assignment
  • Break down directions
  • Break, moving position in class
  • Call on student frequently
  • Call parent or note home
  • Card Flip
  • Clear, consistent, and predictable consequences
  • Deep breathing
  • Engage student
  • Explain assignment
  • Explain directions
  • Frequent eye contact
  • Frequent home contact
  • Have student repeat directions back
  • Have student take frequent breaks, do errand, or active job
  • Listen to music
  • Logical consequence
  • More structured routine
  • Natural consequences
  • Non verbal cues
  • Praise when cooperative and well behaved
  • Praise when on task
  • Proximity to students
  • Redirection
  • Rewards and praise
  • Simple reward system
  • Speak with student in hallway
  • Take a break
  • Take away privileges
  • Talk one on one with student
  • Talk to parent
  • Teach coping skills
  • Teach relaxation techniques
  • Teach relaxation techniques
  • Touch student on shoulder
  • Use seating disk
  • Use seating disk
  • Use timer
  • Visual schedule