The Complete Guide to RTI: An Implementation Toolkit

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Corwin Press, Dec 15, 2011 - Education - 240 pages

Are you prepared for the RTI evolution?

This comprehensive toolkit explains why RTI is one of the most important educational initiatives in recent history and sets the stage for RTI’s 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. The text features strategies, techniques, and online resources for evaluating existing programs and implementing RTI effectively, including:

  • A leadership framework for school and district administrators
  • Applications in reading and literacy, mathematics, and behavior support
  • Guidelines for involving parents, students, and communities
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Reasons and Resources for Learning Response to Intervention
6
Chapter 2 Progressing With Progress Monitoring
19
A Foundation of the RTI Process
44
Tier 1
67
Tiers 2 and 3
84
Chapter 6 Mathematics Difficulty or Mathematics Disability? RTI and Mathematics
100
Chapter 7 Response to Intervention and Positive Behavior Support
118
Working With Families in the RTI Process
134
The Role of District and School Administrators in Implementing RTI
154
RTI in the Middle and High School Master Schedule
174
Why Implement RTI?
197
References and Resources
199
Index
213
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About the author (2011)

Dolores Burton is a Fulbright scholar and professor and chair of teacher education at New York Institute of Technology. She was a public school teacher, school district administrator, and author of instructional software. Dr. Burton designed, delivered, and supervised professional development for teachers in grades k-12 in mathematics, literacy, science, differentiated instruction, action research, instructional technology and inclusive practices. She has organized symposia for educators on research based strategies to close the achievement gap of the traditionally underserved populations; African American males, English Language Learners, students with special needs, and others at-risk for academic failure. Her research interests include Response to Intervention, teacher preparation, (elementary through college), Common Core standards, professional development, using data to drive instruction, and the use of technology to teach all students especially those who have traditionally been underserved. She has published in numerous journals and consulted regionally, nationally, and internationally.

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