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The One-Stop Guide to Implementing RTI

Academic and Behavioral Interventions, K-12

This user-friendly guide offers strategies and how-to’s for implementing RTI in classrooms and schoolwide, providing team-building techniques, academic and behavioral interventions, and more.

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Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12, Elementary, Secondary
  • ISBN: 9781412964456
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Year: 2008
  • Page Count: 160
  • Publication date: October 08, 2008

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"This strategy-based book has all the implementation tools under one cover! Appelbaum takes all the research and converts it into an easy-to-read book. There's a how-to chapter on collaboration to create powerful RTI teams, a chapter on how to differentiate for tiered instruction, and chapter upon chapter packed with research-based academic and behavioral interventions. Plus, it's packed with the forms that schools need to implement RTI."
—Peggy Hammeken, Author of The Teacher's Guide to Inclusive Education
Founder, Peytral Publications

"Finally, a practical yet comprehensive research-based book on RTI, written in an easy-to-read manner! Filled with forms, this is an invaluable tool for implementing RTI."
—Robert Underwood, Principal
Throckmorton ISD, TX

Use this nuts-and-bolts guide to implement RTI schoolwide and help all your students succeed!

Concise and reader-friendly, this resource walks readers through the complete process of implementing Response to Intervention (RTI) in the classroom and schoolwide. School leaders will find practical how-to's and reproducibles for instruction and developing collaborative teams, and teachers will be able to use more than 100 research-based academic and behavioral interventions to improve learning in all subject areas. This essential guide provides information on:

  • Progress monitoring and universal screening basics
  • Current research and examples of tiered instruction in action
  • Clearly defined team responsibilities
  • Techniques for differentiating instruction
  • Research-based interventions for literacy and mathematics
  • Data collection, fidelity of implementation, and professional development

These readily accessible strategies help teachers and school leaders give students the individualized support and high-quality instruction they need to succeed.

Key features

  • Definitions and explanations of RTI and the three tiers,
  • Strategies on building strong school teams,
  • Clearly delineated team roles,
  • Reading intervention strategies,
  • Discussion of Math and RTI,
  • Behavioral research-based interventions,
  • Assessment tips and activities,
  • Research and discussion on differentiating instruction,
  • Definition and tips for Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS).


Maryln Appelbaum

Maryln Appelbaum is well-known internationally as an outstanding authority on children, education, and families. She has worked as a teacher, an administrator, and a therapist and has been a consultant throughout the United States. She has written more than 30 how-to books geared exclusively for educators and parents. She has been interviewed on television and radio talks shows and has been quoted in newspapers including USA Today. She owns a seminar training company, Appelbaum Training Institute, with her son, Marty Appelbaum, and they and their speakers train educators all over the world. She has master’s degrees in both psychology and education and completed her doctoral studies in both education and psychology.

Appelbaum's influence impacts the entire globe with her thoughts for the day that go out to thousands of educators via e-mail daily. Her strategies have been implemented in schools across the world successfully. There is not a day that goes by that someone does not contact her at Appelbaum Training Institute to tell her “thank you.” Those “thank you’s” come from teachers, administrators, parents, and students whose lives have been impacted by Maryln.

Appelbaum's books and her talks are always packed with strategies for success. She is a positive, motivational, dynamic, caring, one-of-a-kind difference maker for the world.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents



About the Author

1. Response to Intervention (RTI): The Major Shift in Education

2. Framework for RTI Collaboration and Teamwork

3. Academic Interventions: Literacy and Math

4. Academic Interventions to Improve Learning in All Subject Areas

5. Differentiating Instruction

6. Positive Behavior Intervention and Support: An Overview

7. Antecedent Interventions

8. Alternative Skill Interventions







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