Mathematics and Mathematics Interventions

Getting Started with Research-Based Instruction in Math


the nine math principles and practices

mathematics instructional practices


about each principle and practice

mathematics and mathematics interventions


your current instructional practices

mathematics instructional practices



Conceptual Understanding

Visual Representations

Description: The use of number lines, area models, manipulatives, etc. to illustrate math concepts so students increase their understanding of abstract math ideas

Content Areas: Math, Science


number lines

Number Lines

Description: Number lines can be used to enhance students' visual reasoning with numbers and investigate a variety of numerical relationships.

Content Areas: Math, Science

Word Problem Instruction

Schema-Based Instruction: Understanding the Structure of Word Problems

Description: Students learn common characteristics of different types of word problems so they can apply specific strategies to solve those problems and become more proficient at word problem solving.

Content Area: Math

Explicit and Systematic Instruction


Peer-Mediated Instruction to Support Mathematics Achievement

Description: Students work together, alternating in the role of tutor or coach, to learn mathematics.

Content Area: Math

Math Intervention


Universal Screening for Mathematics Difficulties

Description: Brief assessment that helps identify students at risk for mathematics difficulty and determine appropriate interventions

Content Area: Math