Outcomes – For Schools

Outcomes – For Schools

Schools were randomly assigned to INSIGHTS or to a reading program which was the control group. The results showed that INSIGHTS improves children’s academic achievement by:

      • Improving their growth in math skills
      • Improving their growth in reading skills
      • Enhancing their attention which helps students maintain focus on their classroom assignments
      • INSIGHTS also decreases disruptive classroom behavior problems, like acting defiantly when requested to comply with a teacher directive

Effects of INSIGHTS on Math Skills

 

Effects of INSIGHTS on Reading Skills

 

Effects of INSIGHTS on Sustained Attention

 

Effects of INSIGHTS on Behavior Problems

On a Classroom Level:

INSIGHTS improves teacher’s emotional support of their students by:

      • Providing a more positive classroom climate, increasing their sensitivity to their students’ needs and having a higher regard for their students’ perspectives
        In kindergarten classrooms:

Students showed more behavioral engagement
In 1st grade classrooms:

      • Teachers’ organization improved including classroom productivity, behavior management, and instructional learning formats
      • Students exhibited lower off-task behaviors such as fidgeting, getting out of their seat, or whispering to their classmates

Supporting Shy children:

INSIGHTS impacts on shy students:

    • Improve their mathematics skills, giving them a greater ability to use and apply numbers in measurement, computation, and problem-solving
    • Improve their critical thinking skills, which include skills like reflection, analysis, synthesis, and investigation
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    • They are more engaged in their classroom such as listening to instructions and raising their hands more often during instruction

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