Instructional Choice: An Effective, Efficient, Low-Intensity Strategy to Support Student Success

Kathleen Lynne Lane, Holly M. Menzies, Robin Parks Ennis, Wendy Peia Oakes, David James Royer, Katie Scarlett Lane

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Instructional choice is a practical strategy for increasing student engagement and decreasing challenging behavior. In this article, we describe a step-by-step process for incorporating instructional choice into classroom activities, with teaching tips to assist with successful implementation. Throughout the article, we offer lessons from the field featuring the perspectives of practitioners and students who have used instructional choice in classrooms that include students at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)160-167
Number of pages8
JournalBeyond Behavior
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1 2018



  • education/training
  • efficacy/effectiveness
  • management
  • practices
  • school/classroom
  • teacher(s)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology

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