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Is Grade Retention an Effective Intervention?

Organization: Building RTI Capacity for Implementation in Texas Schools

This online professional development model explores the topic of grade retention, including why students are retained, risk factors for retention, short-term and long-term outcomes for students who are retained, and alternatives to retention. The module, references, and a feedback survey are all available online.

https://buildingrti.utexas.org/modules/grade-retention-effective-intervention

Topic(s): Behavior, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Parents, Researchers/Faculty, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Online Module

Date posted on this site: Thursday, August 16, 2018


Managing Classroom Behavior: Learning How

Organization: IRIS Center, Vanderbilt University

This article offers an overview of classroom behavior management, the acting-out cycle, and evidence-based behavior interventions, and includes information and links to IRIS Center resources about behavior. 

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/edge_summer2014_iris_professional_development.pdf

Topic(s): Behavior, Teacher Preparation
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Monday, August 13, 2018


Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs (Preschool and Elementary School Edition)

Organization: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

This guide provides a systematic framework for evaluating the quality of classroom-based social and emotional learning (SEL) programs. It uses this framework to rate and identify well-designed, evidence-based SEL programs with potential for broad dissemination to schools across the United States. The primary goal of the guide is to give educators information for selecting and implementing SEL programs in their districts and schools. It also documents the significant advances the SEL field has made in the past decade, establishes new and more rigorous standards for SEL program adoption, and provides suggestions for next steps for SEL research and practice.

http://casel.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2013-casel-guide-1.pdf

Topic(s): Behavior
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Researchers/Faculty, Teachers
Grades 4-5
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Monday, August 13, 2018


A Summary of Functional Behavioral Analysis

Organization: IRIS Center, Vanderbilt University

Students who display problem behaviors that are unresponsive to typical behavioral interventions may require a functional behavioral assessment. A functional behavioral assessment can determine the function of the student’s behavior, a critical step in planning an effective intervention. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFHck-X43y4

Topic(s): Behavior
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8
Media Type(s): Presentation(s)

Date posted on this site: Monday, August 13, 2018


What Is the Evidence Base for Reading Interventions to Improve Student Outcomes in Grades 1–3?

Organization: Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast

The goal of this report is to provide administrators, school psychologists, counselors, special educators, and reading specialists with a summary and analysis of the evidence that supports the use of reading interventions in grades 1–3. The review was limited to studies of Tier 2 interventions, those designed to provide preventive services to students at risk for reading difficulties. The initial literature search identified 1,813 articles and reports. 

https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?projectID=4558

Topic(s): Reading Instruction
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, State Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Monday, August 13, 2018


Data-Based Individualization: A Framework for Intensive Intervention

Organization: National Center on Intensive Intervention

Data-based individualization (DBI) is a research-based process for individualizing and intensifying interventions through the systematic use of assessment data, validated interventions, and research-based adaptation strategies. DBI is the technical term for what many good teachers do naturally through the problem-solving process: frequently review student data and make changes to their teaching based on what works for students. DBI, however, makes this process systematic, explicit, and tailored to meet the needs of individual students through a multistep process that gradually intensifies instruction and support.

https://intensiveintervention.org/intensive-intervention

Topic(s): Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, August 13, 2018


Assisting Students Struggling With Reading: RTI and Multitier Intervention in the Primary Grades

Organization: Institute of Education Sciences

This guide offers five specific recommendations to help educators identify struggling readers and implement evidence-based strategies to promote reading achievement. Teachers and reading specialists can use these strategies to implement response to intervention and multitier intervention methods and frameworks at the classroom or school level. Recommendations cover how to screen students for reading problems, design a multitier intervention program, adjust instruction to help struggling readers, and monitor student progress.

https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/PracticeGuide/rti_reading_pg_021809.pdf

Topic(s): Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Monday, August 13, 2018


Managing Classroom Behavior: Learning How

Organization: IRIS Center

This article offers an overview of classroom behavior management, the Acting Out Cycle, and evidence-based behavior interventions. It includes links to IRIS Center resources about behavior for those who wish to learn more. 

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/edge_summer2014_iris_professional_development.pdf

Topic(s): Behavior, Teacher Preparation
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Friday, July 06, 2018


A Summary of Functional Behavioral Analysis

Organization: IRIS Center

Students who display problem behaviors that are unresponsive to typical behavioral interventions may require a functional behavioral assessment (FBA). An FBA can determine the function of the student’s behavior, a critical step in planning an effective intervention. This video created by the IRIS Center provides a summary of the steps in the FBA process.

http://casel.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2013-casel-guide-1.pdf

Topic(s): Behavior
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Parents, Researchers/Faculty, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Friday, July 06, 2018


Data based Individualization: A Framework for Intensive Intervention

Organization: What Works Clearinghouse, Institute of Education Sciences

Data-based individualization (DBI) is a research-based process for individualizing and intensifying interventions through the systematic use of assessment data, validated interventions, and research-based adaptation strategies. DBI is the technical term for what many good teachers do naturally through the problem-solving process: frequently review student data and make changes to their teaching based on what works for students. DBI, however, makes this process systematic, explicit, and tailored to meet the needs of individual students through a multistep process that gradually intensifies instruction and support. 

https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?projectID=4558

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, Middle/High School RTI, School RTI, State RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Friday, July 06, 2018


Assisting Students Struggling with Reading: Response to Intervention and Multi-Tier Intervention in the Primary Grades

Organization: Institute for Education Sciences

This guide offers five specific recommendations to help educators identify struggling readers and implement evidence-based strategies to promote their reading achievement. Teachers and reading specialists can use these strategies to implement Response to Intervention and mult-itier intervention methods and frameworks at the classroom or school level. Recommendations include how to screen students for reading problems, design a multitier intervention program, adjust instruction to help struggling readers, and monitor student progress.

https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/PracticeGuide/rti_reading_pg_021809.pdf

Topic(s): Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, District RTI, School RTI, What is RTI?
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades 4-5
Media Type(s): Document/Report, Website

Date posted on this site: Friday, July 06, 2018


Preventing Drop Out in Secondary Schools-Practice Guide

Organization: What Works Clearinghouse, The Institute of Education Sciences

Developed by a panel of practitioners and researchers, this practice guide offers school and district administrators four evidence-based recommendations for helping students stay in school, progress through school, and graduate high school. 

https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/PracticeGuide/wwc_dropout_092617.pdf

Topic(s): Behavior, Progress Monitoring, RTI, Middle/High School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, State Leaders, Teachers
Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Friday, July 06, 2018


Reading/Comprehension Skills for the Kindergarten to Grade 12 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

Organization: Texas Education Agency

This chart provides the Reading/Comprehension Skills for kindergarten to grade 12, a critical component of the English Language Arts and Reading Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. Official rule text may be found at http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter110/index.html

http://www.elltx.org/docs/Ch110_Figure_19.pdf

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, District Leaders, State Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Monday, March 05, 2018


English Language Proficiency Standards Academy: Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide

Organization: Education Service Center Region 20

The purpose of this guide is to support teachers as they identify the essential components for providing K–12 instruction to address English language learners' linguistic needs. The guide highlights connections between the English Language Proficiency Standards, the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System proficiency-level descriptors, linguistic accommodations, and the College Career Readiness Standards.

https://www.texasgateway.org/sites/default/files/resources/documents/ELPS-LIAG-2.pdf

Topic(s): English Language Learners, Reading Instruction, RTI, Screening
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Researchers/Faculty, State Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Friday, March 02, 2018


NSF Conference on STEM Education, Learning Disabilities, and the Science of Dyslexia

Organization: Instructional Research Group

This website for has materials from the National Science Foundation 2-day conference, including PowerPoint presentations, videos, posters, and handouts from researchers across the world who work in this field.

https://www.inresg.org/stemld

Topic(s): Behavior, English Language Learners, Mathematics Instruction, Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, LD Identification, Middle/High School RTI, School RTI, State RTI, What is RTI?, Screening
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, District Leaders, Researchers/Faculty, State Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Presentation(s), Website

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, February 07, 2018


So What Do I Do Now? Strategies for Intensifying Intervention When Standard Approaches Don’t Work

Organization: National Center for Intensive Intervention at American Institutes for Research

This webinar, led by Dr. Sharon Vaughn of The University of Texas Austin and Dr. Rebecca Zumeta of the National Center for Intensive Intervention, discusses approaches to intensifying academic interventions for students with significant and persistent needs. The presenters address four categories of practice for intensification, with an emphasis on combining cognitive-processing strategies with academic learning.

https://intensiveintervention.org/video-resource/so-what-do-i-do-now-strategies-intensifying-intervention-when-standard-approaches-d-0

Topic(s): Mathematics Instruction, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, LD Identification, Middle/High School RTI, School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Parents, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8
Media Type(s): Presentation(s)

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, February 07, 2018


High-Quality Mathematics Instruction: What Teachers Should Know

Organization: IRIS Center, Vanderbilt University

This professional development module describes the components of high-quality mathematics instruction: a standards-based curriculum and evidence-based strategies. It also highlights several effective practices teachers can use to teach mathematics.

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/math/

Topic(s): Mathematics Instruction, Reading Instruction, Intervention
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8
Media Type(s): Online Module

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, February 07, 2018


RTI: (Part 3) Reading Instruction

Organization: IRIS Center, Vanderbilt University

This online module illustrates different research-based reading strategies that may be used with the response to intervention model to improve reading skills. There are videos, questions, and examples of reading strategies for high-quality instruction. 

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/rti03/

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3
Media Type(s): Online Module

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, February 07, 2018


Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Resource Catalog

Organization: Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

This catalog lists hundreds of resources by title, authors, category or classification of what type of resource, and date of the resource. 

http://pbiscatalog.res.ku.edu/

Topic(s): Behavior, RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, State Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, February 07, 2018


Everything You Have Always Wanted to Know About Behavior Supports, But Were Afraid to Ask

Organization: Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

This presentation is intended to help users understand the interaction between behavior and the teaching environment and build positive behavior support plans to create environments to support pro-social behaviors at the schoolwide, classroom, and individual student levels.

http://www.pbis.org/Common/Cms/files/pbisresources/Lewis%20&%20Wehby%20CEC%202017.pdf

Topic(s): Behavior, RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, State Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Presentation(s)

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, February 07, 2018