Initiative Description: INSIGHTS, a 10-week program consisting of weekly 2 hour lessons focusing on empathy and self-regulation for students and classroom responsiveness and management, and enhancing responsiveness and parenting skills for parents, improved teaching practices, classroom organization, and classwide engagement, and reduced classwide levels of off-task behavior
Study Results: Increased student/classroom engagement.
Reference: Cappella, E., O’Connor, E. E. M. P. M., McCormick, M. P., Turbeville, A. R., & McClowry, S. G. (2015). Classwide efficacy of INSIGHTS: Observed teacher practices and student behaviors in kindergarten and first grade. The Elementary School Journal, 116(2), 217-241. doi:10.1086/683983
Level of Evidence: Very Good