Book Title: What to Do When You Don't Know What to Do, Building Your Pyramid of Intervention
Publisher: Searle Interp.
Author: Margaret A. Searle
Based upon practices of experts and scientifically-based research, this book offers more than 250 practical strategies for assisting educators as they meet the challenge of tackling difficult academic and behavioral problems. You will be taken through a step-by-step process for diagnosing root causes and prescribing powerful interventions based on using a specific problem-solving procedure.
The purpose of this book is to provide...
1. ways to organize a problem-solving team
2. ideas for including parents as true partners in the problem-solving process
3. suggestions for helping students assume responsibility for solving their own problems
4. a strategy for unraveling symptoms to identify the root causes
5. practice exercises for diagnosing and goal setting
6. practical ideas for universal interventions that can benefit every type of learner in the classroom
7. case studies tracking progress for individual students through the problem-solving system -- from diagnosis of the cause to data collection which provides evidence of their success.
This book is a rich resource that bridges the gap between research and practice to help you maximize the use of time and personnel. This proven problem-solving method unites students, faculty and parents in a partnership that enables each person to solve tough problems.