Intervention Tool Chart :: Math

Looking for an intervention for your students?  The Intervention Tools Chart is designed to be used by educators as a resource to locate interventions, instructional practices, and learning strategies that can be used within an RtI process.  Please note:  the listing of specific tools is not meant as an endorsement by the NYS RtI TAC or the NYSED.  Rather, it is up to the consumer to research selected tools for evidence of effectiveness.  The chart contains three types of tools that are either free or available for purchase:  commercial programs, instructional practices, and learning strategies.

Title
Component
Tier
Grade

Accelerated Math™

Commercial Program
Number Sense, Counting & Cardinality, Operations, Decimals, Fractions, Place Value, Measurement & Data, Algebra, Geometry, Problem Solving, Statistics
Tier II,III
K—12th

Accelerated Math® is a software tool that provides practice problems for students in grades K–12.  Accelerated Math® creates individualized student assignments, scores the assignments, and generates reports on student progress. This is a supplementary program to be used in conjunction with the math curriculum used in the classroom.  The software is designed to add practice for students and help teachers differentiate instruction through the program’s progress-monitoring data.

Basic Facts

Sample Lesson/Activity
Operations
K—8th

The National Center on INTENSIVE INTERVENTION has sample lessons and activities intended to assist special education teachers, interventionists, and others working with students with intensive mathematics needs.

The lessons/materials are not intended to be used as an intervention, but can provide support for developing and customizing lessons to meet student needs.

Bright Beginnings

Commercial Program
Number Sense, Counting & Cardinality
Tier I
Pre-K

Bright Beginnings is an early childhood curriculum, based in part on the High/Scope® and The Creative Curriculum® models, with additional emphasis on building early language and literacy skills. The curriculum consists of nine thematic units designed to enhance cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development. Each unit includes concept maps, literacy lessons, center activities, and home activities. Parent involvement is also a key component of the program.

Number Sense, Operations, Measurement & Data, Algebra, Geometry
Tier I,II
Pre-K

Building Blocks for Math (SRA Real Math) is a supplemental mathematics curriculum designed to develop preschool children’s early mathematical knowledge.  The program uses activities in individual, small, and large group settings. The program uses a combination of materials (Building Blocks for Math PreK software, manipulatives,  print material). Building Blocks for Math embeds mathematical learning in children’s daily activities (i.e. designated math activities, circle, story time).  The goal of tis being to assist children in relating their informal math knowledge to more formal mathematical concepts.

Cognitive Tutor® Algebra

Commercial Program, Computer Assisted Program
Algebra
Tier II,III
8th—12th

Cognitive Tutor® is a secondary mathematics curriculum with a focus on how students think about and learn mathematics.  In this program, teachers facilitate student learning and guide students through discussions on applied and acquired information.  The curriculum can be implemented using a textbook, adaptive software, or a combination of the two.

Cognitive Tutor® Geometry

Commercial Program, Computer Assisted Program
Geometry
Tier II,III
9th—12th

Cognitive Tutor® is a secondary mathematics curriculum with a focus on how students think about and learn mathematics.  In this program, teachers facilitate student learning and guide students through discussions on applied and acquired information.  The curriculum can be implemented using a textbook, adaptive software, or a combination of the two.

Cognitive Tutor® Integrated Math

Commercial Program, Computer Assisted Program
Algebra, Geometry, Problem Solving, Statistics
Tier II,III
9th—12th

Cognitive Tutor® Integrated Math is a secondary mathematics curriculum with a focus on how students think about and learn mathematics.  In this program, teachers facilitate student learning and guide students through discussions on applied and acquired information.  The curriculum can be implemented using a textbook, adaptive software, or a combination of the two.

Cognitive Tutor® Middle School Math

Commercial Program, Computer Assisted Program
Algebra, Geometry, Problem Solving, Statistics
Tier II,III
9th—12th

Cognitive Tutor ® Middle School Math is a secondary mathematics curriculum with a focus on how students think about and learn mathematics.  In this program, teachers facilitate student learning and guide students through discussions on applied and acquired information.  The curriculum can be implemented using a textbook, adaptive software, or a combination of the two.

Computation of Fractions

Sample Lesson/Activity
Fractions
3rd—8th

The National Center on INTENSIVE INTERVENTION has sample lessons and activities intended to assist special education teachers, interventionists, and others working with students with intensive mathematics needs.

The lessons/materials are not intended to be used as an intervention, but can provide support for developing and customizing lessons to meet student needs.

Number Sense, Operations, Measurement & Data, Algebra, Geometry, Problem Solving, Statistics
6th—8th

Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) is a math curriculum for students in grades 6–8. It uses interactive problems and everyday situations to explore mathematical ideas, with a goal of fostering a problem-centered, inquiry-based learning environment.

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