This PowerPoint outlines why students often struggle with math, and gives various strategies to help students progress despite the struggle. It sheds light on the Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA) phases of instruction and the STAR method of interpreting word problems, which can both be very helpful for struggling students.
This website has every math standard that your students need to learn, past and present! Once you have pinpointed the specific holes in your students math understanding, you can have them practice those skills here. The problem sets are divided up by grade level and standard, guaranteeing that your student is working on exactly what they need. Unfortunately, this website is most useful with the purchase of a membership. Without membership, there is a ten problem limit each day.
This free website allows students to work on fluency with basic math facts. Math intervention has several layers, one of which being automaticity with math facts. This site has students start with addition facts, and once they show mastery they move onto subtraction, then multiplication, and finally division. The practice is timed so the students have to answer the problem within ten seconds to show fluency.
This website allows students to practice math skills while playing fun games and earning coins to shop in their virtual store. This resource has various levels of membership. Certain games and options are accessible for free, or a membership can be purchased to get more detailed reports and control over what the students are working on.
This article discusses in detail the six instructional principles that should be used when teaching students in the secondary prevention level of learning. This group would include students who are not succeeding with the standard teaching methods. The intervention instructional strategies are thoroughly explained, with the addition of tips of how to implement in the classroom.