Supplemental Resources for Implementing the SOPAA Model

The following resources are mentioned within Enhancing Instructional Problem Solving, the guidebook and primary resource for educators to use when implementing any aspect of the SOPAA model. The guidebook provides an explanation and a context for the following resources, and the below materials are unlikely to be useful without also referring to the book.

As a supplement to the information in the guidebook, we hope the following materials will support your use of the SOPAA and help to make this model more effective and efficient.

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Supplemental Resources Organized by Chapters within the SOPAA Guidebook

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From Chapter 4

1. Electronic version of Appendix E: Request for TAPS Form

From Chapter 5

2. Electronic version of Appendix G: TAPS Intervention Planning Form (IPF) and Record
3. Electronic version of Appendix J: Request for Information from the TAPS Support Coordinator
4. Electronic version of Appendix K: Intervention Support Options Identified by the TAPS Support Coordinator
5. Electronic version of Appendix L: TAPS Summative Review of Intervention Effectiveness Form (SRF)
6. Information and Resources to Assist TAPS Teachers with Developing Implementation Integrity Monitoring Materials

From Chapter 7

7. A Brief Introduction to Using Single-case Experimental Designs to Evaluate the Effectiveness of an Intervention that is Implemented during a TAPS Case
8. Information to Assist with Developing a Teacher Needs Survey
9. Sample Workshop Outline for Training Others to Use an Intervention Program
10. Sample Forms for Coaching, Observing, and Offering Feedback to Teachers
11. Understanding Major Versus Minor Implementation Errors When Training Others to Use an Intervention Program

From Chapter 8

12. Sample School Volunteer Application Form
13. Sample End-of-year Report Related to a School Volunteer Program
14. List of some Community Grant Opportunities for Facilitating a School Volunteer Program

From Chapter 9

15. Sample Survey of Teachers’ Requests for Assistance and the Outcome of those Requests (related to Current System of Instructional Problem Solving)
16. Sample Survey of Classroom Teachers to Determine the Type of Work that Teaching Assistants Usually Do in the Classroom (related to Personnel Resources)
17. Sample Survey of Classroom Teachers to Determine the Type of Work that Volunteers Usually Do in the Classroom (related to Personnel Resources)
18. Sample Survey of Teachers’ Requests for Assistance and the Outcome of Those Requests (related to Effectiveness of Academic Interventions and Special Education Characteristics)

From Chapter 11

19. Electronic version of Appendix J: Request for Information from the TAPS Support Coordinator
20. Electronic version of Appendix K: Intervention Support Options Identified by the TAPS Support Coordinator

From Chapter 12

21. List of Sub-Skills and Component Skills for each Academic Area