With the current emphasis on nationwide accountability and outcome data, schools are gradually becoming more scientific. Consequently, practitioners need to adopt a defensible methodology for selecting evidence-based educational interventions to solve common academic and social behavior problems. Specifically, a framework is needed for the selection of functionally relevant, evidence-based interventions. The most defensible methodology for intervention selection is to adopt a functional approach to understanding academic and social behavior problems. Using this approach, all incorporated interventions are selected based on evidence that they provide a logical solution to the problem at hand.
The EBI Network has been developed to provide guidance in the selection and implementation of evidence-based interventions in the classroom setting. There are four general categories of resources on the EBI Network:
- Evidence Based Intervention Resources
- Response to Intervention Resources
- English Language Learners Resources
- Foundations of Problem Solving Resources