INSIGHTS Intervention

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Program description

Insights Intervention provides lesson-based and teaching practices approaches to SEL. It includes programming for grades K-2 and demonstrates evidence of effectiveness at grades K-1. Translated materials are available in Spanish.

      • SEL lessons
      • Positive classroom management
      • SEL generalization
      • Adult SEL
      • Student supports
      • Community partnerships
      • Family Intervention Component
      • School Involvement
      • Connecting Families With Community Supports
      • Activities and Resources for Home
    • Onsite in-person training
    • Virtual training
    • Offsite training
    • Train the trainer model
    • Administrator support
    • Coaching
    • Technical assistance
    • Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)
    • Online resource library
    • Self-report tools for monitoring implementation
    • Observational tools
    • Tools for measuring student success

Evidence of effectiveness

Results from a randomized control trial (RCT) published in 2015 support the effectiveness of INSIGHTS for elementary students. The evaluation included 120 classrooms from 22 urban elementary schools serving kindergarten and grade 1 students (Black = 79%, Hispanic = 44%; 80% of students qualified for free or reduced price lunch). The evaluation found that the teachers who participated in the program exhibited higher levels of teacher emotional support compared to teachers in the comparison group (outcomes reported 10 weeks after baseline while controlling for outcome pretest).

  • Evidence shown in grades
    K, 1
    School characteristics
      • Urban
    Student characteristics
    • Black / African American
    • Hispanic / Latinx
    • Low income
    Percentage Low Income
    • Percentage of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch: 80%
    Study design type
    • RCT
    Greater than 350 students included in study design type
    • No
    Multiple school districts included at study design type
    • Yes
    • Improved academic performance
    • Reduced emotional distress
    • Improved identity development and agency
    • Reduced problem behaviors
    • Improved school climate
    • Improved school connectedness
    • Improved social behaviors
    • Improved teaching practices
    • Improved other SEL skills and attitudes

How does INSIGHTS Intervention support SEL implementation across multiple settings?

“INSIGHTS into Children's Temperament is a comprehensive intervention with three programs: teachers, parents, and a classroom program for the primary grades. We also offer individual sessions for an individual child and his/her parents. ”

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