Step 3: Evidence

In Step 3, you will turn to broader sources of evidence to address the question posed in Step 2. The key sources of evidence about using tiered instruction with young children include:  

  1. Research – Best available research on tiered instruction is summarized.
  2. Definition – Tiered instruction is defined and further explained with examples and activities related to both social-emotional development and academic learning.
  3. Policies – Federal legislation and professional guidelines related to tiered instruction are presented.
  4. Experience-based knowledge – Administrators and researchers share their insights and suggestions on the importance of using tiered instruction with young children.