Interventions For The Classroom

Over the years I tried different ways to share the different types of interventions with teachers I work with.

So this year I decided I would just create a list and hand it out to them. This is the more academic interventions to use in the classroom. My next post will be on dealing with behavior students. This is what I came up with so far.


  • Change seating
  • Change Class
  • Change Groups

Teaching Techniques

  • Vary Voice Volume
  • Make Eye Contact
  • Hand on the shoulder
  • Circulate around the room
  • Use visual cues
  • Provide more examples
  • Positive reinforcement
  • Teach to the child’s likes
  • Individualized instruction
  • Model Expectations
  • Peer tutoring/ Adult Tutoring
  • Repeat Instructions
  • List Instructions on the board


  • Activity Breaks
  • Free Time After task completed
  • Work with student before and after school
  • Change Schedule


  • Timer
  • Manipulative
  • Computer
  • Learning Games
  • Smart Boards / Elmo
  • Word Banks

Learning Style

  • Limit the number of minutes of oral instruction
  • Add visual Cues to your teaching
  • Teach Note Taking Skills
  • Copy of notes
  • Cooperative Learning Groups
  • Vary Reading Approach
  • Alternative to writing
  • Set accommodations
  • Make modifications
  • Use best learning modality


  • Shorten assignment
  • Simplify
  • Fold paper in 1/4 or 1/2
  • High-lite parts
  • Enlarge Paper
  • Break instruction into parts
  • Keep work samples
  • Assign partners


  • Contact Parent
  • Consult Counselor
  • Consult other team members

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