Response to Intervention(RtI) in PracticeA focus on technology for selectingresearch-based interventions, monitoringprogress, and representing results.
Goals of this training… Review RtI principles Examine steps for planning and bringing/strengthening RtI inyour district To look at online research-based interventions resources Look at Data Collection resources, procedures, andtechnology. Examine technology for graphing data and data analysis.
Response to Intervention (RtI) “Response to Intervention is the practiceof a) providing high-quality instructionand intervention matched to studentneeds, b) monitoring progress frequentlyto make decisions about changes ininstruction or goals, and c) applying childresponse data to important educationaldecisions.”
How about a visual?Academic Behavioral1-5% IntensiveIndividualizedInterventionsAdapted from OSEPEffective School-WideInterventions5-10% Targeted5-10% TargetedInterventionsInterventions5-10% Targeted5-10% TargetedInterventionsInterventions1-5% IntensiveIndividualized Interventions80-90%School-WideInterventions80-90%School-WideInterventions
An Application of the Tiered Modelhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkK1bT8ls0M<object width="425" height="344"><paramname="movie"value="http://www.youtube.com/v/nkK1bT8ls0M&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen"value="true"></param><paramname="allowscriptaccess"value="always"></param><embedsrc="http://www.youtube.com/v/nkK1bT8ls0M&hl=en&fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"width="425" height="344"></embed></object>
Providing high-quality instruction andintervention matched to student needs Instruction-Curriculum and educational interventionsthat are research-based and have been proven to beeffective for most students Interventions-A change in instructing a student in thearea of learning or behavioral difficulty to try andimprove performance and achieve adequate progress Scientifically-based- Curriculum and educationalinterventions that are research-based and have beenproven to be effective for most students.
It’s Important to Remember… Practices that are NOT considered instructionalinterventions include: Special or re-assigned seating in the classroom Shortened assignments Communications with the parent about the child at regularconferences or other informal communications Classroom Observations Suspension Retention More of the same/general classroom instruction and/orassignments
RtI: Component #2Monitoring progress frequently to makedecisions about changes in instruction orgoals
Monitoring progress frequently to makedecisions about changes in instruction or goals Universal Screening- catching problemsearly and examining the effectiveness ofpractices Continued Progress Monitoring-assessing individuals’ progress in closingachievement gaps
RtI: Component #3Applying child response data to importanteducational decisions
RtI in Action: A Best Practice Example http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsAqh2Pxg0A<object width="425" height="349"><param name="movie"value="http://www.youtube.com/v/IsAqh2Pxg0A&hl=en&fs=1&color1=0x2b405b&color2=0x6b8ab6&border=1"></param><paramname="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><paramname="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embedsrc="http://www.youtube.com/v/IsAqh2Pxg0A&hl=en&fs=1&color1=0x2b405b&color2=0x6b8ab6&border=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"width="425" height="349"></embed></object>
Intervention Resources www.interventioncentral.orgThe RtI Bible. Your will not find better resources for implementing RtI anyway…handsdown. www.ldonline.orgPremier website for information on ADHD and Learning Disabilities. This site featuresgreat resources for both parents and teachers. www.whatworks.ed.govA great resources from the federal government about what the research says works ineducation. Features information on effective teaching and interventions. www.fcrr.orgThe Florida Center For Reading Research www.rtinetwork.orgThis site is dedicated to the effective implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI)in school districts nationwide. Our goal is to guide educators and families in the large-scale implementation of RTI so that each child has access to quality instruction and thatstruggling students – including those with learning disabilities – are identified early andreceive the necessary supports to be successful.
More Intervention Resources www.reading.orgOffers free tools in help school staff & parents to promote positive classroombehavior & foster effective learning for all children www.rti4success.orgRtI one-stop shop featuring webinars and steps for planning andimplementing RtI in your schools www.ncld.orgFeatures information on the definition and assessment of LearningDisabilities. Looks at federal law and RtI. www.aimsweb.com & dibels.uoregon.eduThese tools are progress monitoring systems based on direct, frequent andcontinuous student assessment. The results are reported to students, parents,teachers and administrators via a web-based data management and reportingsystem to determine response to intervention. www.studentprogress.orgA comprehensive resource on student progress monitoring. It features casestudies as well as exploratory activities.
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