RtI Models for At-Risk Students in an Urban Setting


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This presentation was given by Chenai Okammor, Pearson Digital Learning's Vice President of National Accounts, at the Pacific District Executive Forum on March 11, 2009. The presentation focused on Response to Intervention (RtI) models for at-risk students in urban environments.

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  • RtI Models for At-Risk Students in an Urban Setting

    1. 1. RtI Models for At-Risk Students in an Urban Setting <ul><li>Chenai Okammor </li></ul><ul><li>VP – National Accounts </li></ul><ul><li>Pearson Curriculum, Digital </li></ul><ul><li>March 11, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Pacific Executive Forum </li></ul>
    2. 2. Urban Districts???? <ul><li>Diversity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stake Holders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Income levels </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Complex Levels of Decision Makers </li></ul>
    3. 3. Ensuring Students Succeed: So many mandates…So little time!
    4. 4. Current Accountabilities State Tests, CSTs, NAEP, AYP, Subgroups, Differentiated Accountability
    5. 5. Guiding Policies (Punitive?) NCLB State Standards District Frameworks
    6. 6. 21st Century Skills Framework The Dorrington Group
    7. 7. Guiding Practices Evidence-Based Instructional Practices
    8. 8. Assessing the Special Ed Referral System RtI is Born The History Within the 1 st 25-30 years of EHA – Special Education #s had ballooned Failure to achieve at grade level was too often understood only in the context of something being wrong with the student. Insufficient systemic attention was directed at general education programs for addressing poor academic performance.
    9. 9. Why RtI?: Failure of Pre-Referral Interventions
    10. 10. Why RtI?: Overrepresentation and Disproportionality
    11. 11. Response to Intervention (RtI): Problem-Solving Approach <ul><li>Construction Team </li></ul><ul><li>General Ed teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Special Ed Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy Coach </li></ul><ul><li>Site/District Administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Aides </li></ul><ul><li>School Psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>ELL/ESL/ELD Teacher </li></ul>
    12. 12. The Blueprint: Creating an Effective RtI Model
    13. 13. The Blueprint: RtI Features and Attributes <ul><li>High Quality Classroom Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Early Identification & Intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Tiers of Intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiated, Individualized Intervention Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing Progress Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Problem-Solving Approach </li></ul><ul><li>Document Intervention Plan and Fidelity of its Implementation </li></ul>
    14. 14. The Blueprint: Creating an Effective RtI Model Science Based CORE Valid and Reliable SCREENING High Quality & Relevant PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT District/School INTERVENTION
    15. 15. The Foundation: High Quality Classroom Instruction THE CORE MATERIALS OR SOLUTIONS
    16. 16. Response to Intervention (RtI): Content Standards & Core Instruction
    17. 17. The Frame: Universal Screening for Early Identification & Intervention
    18. 18. Response to Intervention (RtI): Universal Diagnostic Screening <ul><li>Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) </li></ul>
    19. 19. Response to Intervention (RtI): Universal Diagnostic Screening
    20. 20. Exterior Walls: Multi-Tiered Model of School Supports <ul><li>THE INTERVENTIONS </li></ul>
    21. 21. Response to Intervention (RtI): Multiple Tiers of Intervention
    22. 22. <ul><li>Reading Comprehension Problem Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Cause and Effect </li></ul><ul><li>Making Predictions </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing Inferences </li></ul>RtI – Every Tier Use Data to Design Custom Intervention Plans
    23. 23. The Roof: <ul><li>THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT </li></ul>
    24. 24. Response to Intervention (RtI): Staff Development to Build Teacher Capacity 
    25. 25. <ul><li>Reading Comprehension Problem Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Cause and Effect </li></ul><ul><li>Making Predictions </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing Inferences </li></ul>RtI – Every Tier Use Data to Design Professional Development
    26. 26. Response to Intervention (RtI): Ongoing Progress Monitoring (PD)
    28. 28. Using Technology to Enhance RtI : Model Technology Supports
    29. 29. RtI Waterford and Successmaker
    30. 30. Using Technology to Enhance RtI : Model Technology Supports
    31. 31. Waterford Early Learning Program: Objective-Based Sequencer in Action 
    32. 32. Waterford Early Reading Program: Class Summary Report
    33. 33. Waterford Early Math & Science: Individual Student Report
    34. 34. RtI Waterford – At All Three Tiers
    35. 35. <ul><li>Weisz Tuscon Clip </li></ul>Waterford Success
    36. 36. Using Technology to Enhance RtI : Model Technology Supports
    37. 37. RtI Successful Planning with SMe
    38. 38. SuccessMaker Enterprise: Initial Placement Motion Courseware Level 7.0+ 6.5 6.0 5.5 5.0 4.5 4.0 0 50 100 150 175 200 225 275 300 4.50 6.15 6.82 Diagnostic Exercises
    39. 39. SuccessMaker Enterprise: Cumulative Performance Report  Total Gain Total Time Exercises Correct Class Average
    40. 40. SuccessMaker Enterprise: Grouping by Areas of Difficulty  Specific Skill Specific Students
    41. 41. Plumbing, Lighting, & Electrical: YOUR STAKEHOLDERS
    42. 42. <ul><li>Technical Services </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation services </li></ul><ul><li>On-site support </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone support </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Services </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Consulting services </li></ul><ul><li>Training services (Online and On-Site) </li></ul>Pearson Curriculum, Digital: Service and Support
    43. 43. SuccessMaker Enterprise: Forecasting High Stakes Test Results Analysis of over 10,000 students performance on state assessments (FL, MI, MO, NC, OH, and CA) showed a consistent, strong statistical correlation (.60 - .80 correlation coefficient) between SuccessMaker Foundations courseware levels and scale scores on criterion-referenced and norm-referenced assessments.
    44. 44. Waterford Early Reading Program: Individual Student Report
    45. 45. SMe Individual Course Report Reading Adventures Performance by Strand Overall Achievement Recent Score Cumulative Score
    46. 46. RtI The Tucson Study (WF)
    47. 47. Response to Intervention (RtI) THANK YOU