It’s not unusual in the classroom for a teacher to put extra time and effort into one or two students using some kind of intervention – whether it’s some form of differentiation or a behavioral strategy.

And it’s also no surprise to teachers when that kind of effort can translate into an improved classroom overall.

A new study confirms that individual interventions can have outsized positive impacts.

Here’s an excerpt:


By the way, the study specifically refers to an intervention that has students write about values that are important to them. I’ve written a lot about that particular intervention.

You can read another post about this study at Education Week.