What is an Intervention?. Intervention versus accommodations and modifications. Intervention Defined. Academic or behavior interventions are strategies or techniques used to teach a new skill, build fluency in a skill, or encourage the application of existing skills to a new situation.
Intervention versus accommodations and modifications
These are not considered interventions but are commonly mistaken as such
Modified work load or length of assignments/tests
Projects instead of written reports
Reworded questions in simpler language
Alternative tests/assignments at their level such as lower level spelling test
Simplifying or limiting the amount of information a student is expected to learn