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 MS DP 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.


Pathblazer Math

Computer Assisted Program
Number Sense, Operations, Decimals, Fractions, Place Value, Measurement & Data, Problem Solving, Statistics

Pathblazer is web-based math and ELA curriculum designed around animated video lessons for students in K - 8 who are working below grade level. The program sets students on individual learning paths through both built-in and external diagnostics.

Pre-K Mathematics

Commercial Program
Number Sense, Counting & Cardinality, Operations, Measurement & Data, Geometry

Pre-K Mathematics is a supplemental mathematics curriculum.  It is designed to develop  informal mathematical knowledge and skills of preschool children.  The program makes used of  teacher- guided, small-group activities with concrete manipulatives.  The program also includes DLM Early Childhood Express Math software with math-based activities to reinforce math concepts taught in the classroom.

Recorded Problems

Instructional Practice
Operations, Algebra

Teacher-mediated instructional practice to that uses prerecorded audio prompts.

Saxon Math

Commercial Program
Number Sense, Counting & Cardinality, Operations, Decimals, Fractions, Place Value, Measurement & Data, Algebra, Geometry, Problem Solving, Statistics

Saxon Math is a curriculum for students in grades K–12. In this program, students practice concepts on a daily basis.  New concepts are developed, reviewed, and practiced cumulatively rather than in discrete chapters or units. 

Transition Mathematics

Commercial Program
Operations, Decimals, Measurement & Data, Algebra, Geometry, Problem Solving
Tier I,II

Transition Mathematics is a one-year mathematics curriculum focusing on applied arithmetic, pre-algebra, and pre-geometry skills. It also addresses word problems, types of numbers, contexts for problems and aims to promote mathematical reading skills.

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