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Intensive Intervention (Part 2): Collecting and Analyzing Data for Data-Based Individualization (IRIS Module)

Organization: IRIS Center, Vanderbilt University

This is part 2 of a two-part training module on individualizing student instruction and intervention. This part reviews the utility of using data to inform instructional decisions. The module discusses how diagnostic assessment and progress-monitoring data are collected and analyzed in an effort to implement intensive interventions.

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/dbi2/

Topic(s): Mathematics Instruction, Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, Middle/High School RTI, School RTI, Screening
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8
Media Type(s): Online Module, Website

Date posted on this site: Friday, July 28, 2017


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Intensive Intervention (Part 1): Data-Based Individualization to Intensify Instruction (IRIS Module)

Organization: IRIS Center, Vanderbilt University

This is part 1 of a two-part training module on individualizing student instruction and intervention. The module provides information regarding the purpose of intensive interventions, data-based individualization processes, and how an instructor can intensify interventions for individuals.

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/dbi1/#content

Topic(s): Mathematics Instruction, RTI, Middle/High School RTI, What is RTI?, Teacher Preparation
Intended Audience(s): Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5
Media Type(s): Online Module, Website

Date posted on this site: Friday, July 28, 2017


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Doing What Works Library

Organization: WestEd

WestEd has provided the Doing What Works Library as a resource cache for researchers and educators. This library is packed with interviews, multimedia, sample materials, and tools for educators to implement in their classrooms and schools. The materials are based on research reviews endorsed by the Institute of Education Sciences.

https://dwwlibrary.wested.org/

Topic(s): Behavior, Culturally Diverse, English Language Learners, Mathematics Instruction, Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, District RTI, School RTI, What is RTI?, Screening, Teacher Preparation
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Parents, State Leaders, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Friday, July 28, 2017


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Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Organization: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

This website provides information on the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, and links to research supporting social and emotional learning in classrooms, videos for educators and researchers, and guides for implementing social and emotional learning techniques in the classroom.

http://www.casel.org/

Topic(s): Behavior
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Researchers/Faculty, State Leaders
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Friday, July 28, 2017


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Professional Learning and Techincal Assistance (WestEd)

Organization: WestEd

This WestEd website provides numerous links to professional learning and technical assistance programs and webinars. These workshops, websites, and other resources are aimed at education and human service agencies for the improvement of educational outcomes for children and young adults with disabilities.

https://www.wested.org/services/professional-learning-and-technical-assistance/?pag=1

Topic(s): Culturally Diverse, English Language Learners, Mathematics Instruction, Progress Monitoring, Teacher Preparation
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Researchers/Faculty, 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: Friday, July 28, 2017


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IDA Dyslexia Handbook: What Every Family Should Know

Organization: International Dyslexia Association

A free family handbook about dyslexia and its characteristics, this handbook provides information on assessments, effective teaching approaches, self-advocacy ideas, and a vast array of resources. It contains information throughout a child’s life, from elementary school through college. It discusses how the difficulty a child with dyslexia has with reading, spelling, and/or speaking varies from person to person due to inherited differences in brain development, as well as the type of teaching the child receives.

https://dyslexiaida.org/ida-dyslexia-handbook/

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, LD Identification, Screening
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Parents, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report, Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, June 26, 2017


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Center on Technology and Disability

Organization: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs

The Center on Technology and Disability provides a wealth of free resources—personal and professional development webinars, articles, guides, training materials, and more—on assistive and instructional technology, which allows children across the ability spectrum to participate fully at home, in school, and in the community.

http://ctdinstitute.org

Topic(s): Culturally Diverse
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Parents, 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: Monday, June 26, 2017


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National Center for Systemic Improvement

Organization: National Center for Systemic Improvement

WestEd's National Center for Systemic Improvement helps states transform their systems to improve outcomes for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities. The center provides states with technical assistance to support their school districts and local early intervention service programs to improve educational results and functional outcomes for children and youth with disabilities.

https://ncsi.wested.org

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, LD Identification, Screening
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Others, Parents, 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: Monday, June 26, 2017


Functional Behavioral Assessment-Based Interventions (Intervention Report)

Organization: Institute of Education Sciences, What Works Clearinghouse

The What Works Clearinghouse identified 17 studies of interventions based on functional behavioral assessment that both fall within the scope of the "children identified with or at risk for an emotional disturbance" topic area and meet What Works Clearinghouse pilot single-case design standards. Functional behavioral assessment is an individualized problem-solving process for addressing student problem behavior. An assessment is conducted to identify the purpose or function of a student’s problem behavior. This assessment process involves collecting information about the environmental conditions that precede the problem behavior and the subsequent rewards that reinforce the behavior. The information that is gathered is then used to identify and implement individualized interventions aimed at reducing problem behaviors and increasing positive behaviors.

https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/InterventionReports/wwc_fba_011017.pdf

Topic(s): Behavior, Reading Instruction, Intervention
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: Thursday, June 01, 2017


DyslexiaHelp: Strategies for Teachers

Organization: The Regents of the University of Michigan

These strategies are helpful to struggling readers and writers. Included are are suggestions to promote phonological awareness skills, reading comprehension and fluency, vocabulary development, oral reading, comprehension of written directions, spelling, and writing. Teachers should choose the strategies and activities that best fit their students. 

http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/professionals/dyslexia-school/strategies-for-teachers

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, LD Identification, School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Parents, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Thursday, June 01, 2017


Developing the Strengths of Students With Dyslexia: Six Teaching Strategies

Organization: Education Northwest

This resource explores the following teachinig strategies for students with dyslexia: 

  1. Incorporate multisensory learning.
  2. Be accomodating.
  3. Read to students.
  4. Use graphic organizers.
  5. Provide audio-based reading alternatives.
  6. Find strategies that work for the specific classroom context.

http://educationnorthwest.org/northwest-matters/developing-strengths-students-dyslexia-six-teaching-strategies

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, LD Identification, School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Parents, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Thursday, June 01, 2017


A Guide for Assessing Mathematical Understanding

Organization: Education Northwest

This set of mathematics assessments for kindergarten and first-grade students provides both cumulative data about students’ progress over time and in-depth diagnostic information. Aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, this tool can help teachers track student progress and identify difficulties and can inform instructional planning.

http://educationnorthwest.org/resources/assessing-mathematical-understanding

Topic(s): Mathematics Instruction, Screening
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3
Media Type(s): Document/Report, Website

Date posted on this site: Thursday, June 01, 2017


Youth With Disabilities in Juvenile Corrections (Part 2)

Organization: The Iris Center, Vanderbilt

This module, the second in a two-part series, addresses considerations and recommendations for transitioning youth from juvenile corrections facilities back to community, school, and workplace settings. Evidence-based practices and resources are included for planning tranistion related to behavior, disabilties, and system entry or exit.

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/jj2/

Topic(s): Behavior, Reading Instruction, RTI, Middle/High School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, State Leaders, Teachers
Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Online Module

Date posted on this site: Thursday, April 20, 2017


3-Tier Math Model Intervention

Organization: Building Capacity for Response to Intervention, UT Austin, MCPER

This website provides educatiors with valid and reliable assessment tools for the identification of students in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade who demonstrate mathematics difficulties, as determined by assessment results and teacher ratings. Evidence-based Tier 2 interventions are provided for students in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade who demonstrate mathematics difficulties. Progress-monitoring tools are provided to determine whether English- and Spanish-speaking Tier 2 students benefit from intervention. 

http://buildingrti.utexas.org/resource-pages/3-tier-math-model-intervention

Topic(s): Mathematics Instruction
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Thursday, April 20, 2017


Using Fidelity to Enhance Program Implementation Within an RTI Framework

Organization: Center for Response to Intervention at Amercian Institutes for Research

This training module was developed for teams implementing a response to intervention (RTI) framework. This module shares information, resources, and activities to enhance participants' knowledge of fidelity and why it is important to consider within an RTI framework. The module (1) describes considerations for evaluating fidelity across the essential components of RTI, (2) discusses options for measuring fidelity, (3) provides examples of measurement tools, and (4) provides suggestions to improve fidelity through coaching, supportive school culture, and identification of barriers.

http://www.rti4success.org/resource/using-fidelity-enhance-program-implementation-within-rti-framework

Topic(s): RTI, Middle/High School RTI, School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Online Module

Date posted on this site: Thursday, April 20, 2017


Essential Components of RTI Integrity Framework: A Tool for Monitoring and Evaluation

Organization: Center for Response to Intervention at Amercian Institutes for Research

In this webinar, Dr. Amy Elledge discusses the RTI Essential Components Integrity Rubric and Worksheet. She describes how they can be used to monitor school-level fidelity of RTI and as a self-appraisal evaluation to identify areas to target in professional development and resources. The webinar also gives examples from schools and districts that have used the tools to measure their fidelity to RTI.

http://www.rti4success.org/video/essential-components-rti-integrity-framework-tool-monitoring-and-evaluating-rti-implementation

Topic(s): Progress Monitoring, RTI, Middle/High School RTI, School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Presentation(s), Website

Date posted on this site: Thursday, April 20, 2017


Using a Response to Intervention Framework to Improve Student Learning (Pocket Guide)

Organization: Center for Response to Intervention at Amercian Institutes for Research

This Pocket Guide focuses on the implementation of reforms that feature applications of a research-based framework for response to intervention (RTI) to address the flexibility plan requirements. RTI identifies students’ learning and behavioral problems early so that educators can intervene with specialized instruction to improve academic achievement. RTI, when implemented with fidelity, improves instructional quality and increases students’ chance of school success.

http://www.rti4success.org/sites/default/files/Response_to_Intervention_Pocket_Guide_2.pdf

Topic(s): RTI, Middle/High School RTI, School RTI, State RTI
Intended Audience(s): District Leaders, State Leaders
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Thursday, April 20, 2017


Addressing Disruptive and Noncompliant Behaviors (Part 1): Understanding the Acting-Out Cycle (Module)

Organization: IRIS Center Vanderbilt University

This module discusses problem behavior through the stages of the acting-out cycle and suggests ways that teachers can respond to students in the cycle's different phases. It provides a model for teachers to understand the causes of misbehavior and for suggesting strategies for avoiding problems in their classrooms.

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/bi1/

Topic(s): Behavior
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Online Module

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, March 08, 2017


Understood: For Learning and Attention Issues (website)

Organization: 15 nonprofit organizations listed on website

This website is a resource to help parents whose children struggle with learning and attention issues. It is a customizable tool made up of articles, decision guides, slideshows, practical tips, and "Through Your Child's Eyes" exercises to help parents understand their child's issues and help make effective choices.

https://www.understood.org/en

Topic(s): Behavior, Reading Instruction, Intervention, Screening
Intended Audience(s): Parents
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, March 08, 2017


Write for Texas (Website)

Organization: The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk

Write for Texas is designed to help all teachers provide opportunities for students to read, write, and discuss a wide variety of genres throughout the school year. The Write for Texas collection of resources is available to all secondary English language arts and reading and content area teachers to support effective writing instruction. The resources include critical background knowledge, activities, and videos that relate to the guiding principles of effective writing instruction. Participants learn and apply teaching techniques to support all students in writing.

https://www.writefortexas.org

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, District RTI, Middle/High School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Teachers
Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, March 08, 2017