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# Tier 3: Intensive Mathematics Intervention Strategies

## Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to offer strategies for developing tier 3 treatment packages for students experiencing mathematics difficulties. There is a paucity of available standard protocol interventions that meet evidence-based expectations and current research is underway to address this gap. Types of mathematics challenges are reviewed and a general overview of the status of mathematics interventions is provided. The majority of this chapter describes six key elements of intensive mathematics intervention packages: (a) skill by treatment match; (b) explicit instruction; (c) self-instruction; (d) concrete–representation–abstract sequencing; (e) productive opportunities for practice; and (f) motivation. Corresponding evidence for the use of each of these strategies is described with emphasis on number combinations and fluency.

## Keywords

Treatment Package Mathematics Anxiety Treatment Match Acquisition Stage Skill Proficiency## References

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