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The Complete Guide to RTI
An Implementation Toolkit



© 2012 | 240 pages | Corwin

Are you prepared for the RTI evolution?

This comprehensive toolkit will bring you up to speed on why RTI is one of the most important educational initiatives in recent history and sets the stage for its future role in teacher education and practice. The authors demonstrate innovative ways to use RTI to inform instruction and guide curriculum development in inclusive classroom settings. Your RTI implementation team will find strategies, techniques, and checklists for evaluating existing programs and implementing RTI effectively. The text's broad perspective includes:

  • A concise description of RTI's history and evolution
  • A leadership framework for school and district administrators
  • Applications in reading and literacy, mathematics, and behavior support
  • Guidelines for involving parents, students, and communities

In addition, chapters address progress monitoring, instructional support teams, and creating time for RTI in middle and high schools. The text is supported by online technology links that include video, audio, and print media—everything you need to optimize RTI for the new landscape of 21st-century education.

 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
About the Contributors
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1. Keynote: Reasons and Resources for Learning Response to Intervention
 
Chapter 2. Progressing With Progress Monitoring
 
Chapter 3. The Instructional Support Team (IST): A Foundation of the RTI Process
 
Chapter 4. Literacy Instruction: Tier 1
 
Chapter 5. Literacy Intervention: Tiers 2 and 3
 
Chapter 6. Mathematics Difficulty or Mathematics
 
Chapter 7. Response to Intervention and Positive Behavior Support
 
Chapter 8. Emerging Agendas in Collaboration: Working With Families in the RTI Process
 
Chapter 9. Leadership: The Role of District and School Administrators in Implementing RTI
 
Chapter 10. Managing Time: RTI in the Middle and High School Master Schedule
 
Epilogue: Why Implement RTI?
 
References and Resources
 
Index

"This book will be of utmost value to teachers, administrators, and parents in the shift to not just talking about but acting upon intervention directed toward the needs of our students."

Lori Grossman, Academic Trainer
Houston ISD, TX

"This is the book that I have been searching for. It is a real how-to for individual and institutional success with the children who have been left behind for too long."

A. L. Hough-Everage, Associate Professor of Education
Brandman University, Victorville, CA

"This book is the most comprehensive tool I have read that incorporates technology into analyzing the academic and behavioral data of the RTI process for all students. It is a truly phenomenal resource that I would highly recommend for all professionals in the educational field who are interested in maximizing their students’ achievement."

Lisa Graham, Program Specialist, Curriculum & Staff Development
Special Education, Vallejo City Unified School District, CA

"Through the discussion of RTI, the author introduces and reinforces many different teaching techniques and styles that enable the teaching professional to explore the concept. School personnel are challenged to move forward in their journey in the education of the individual child."

Deborah D. Therriault, Special Education Teacher
Clarkston Community Schools, MI

"This book can be read as an overview, a manual, a reference tool, or as a textbook. The content, resources, and references are comprehensive."

Sue DeLay, Teacher-Math Interventionist
Oak Creek-Franklin School District, WI

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction

Chapter One: Keynote: Reasons and Resources for Learning RTI


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