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Mathematics Strategies to Support Intensifying Interventions

Organization: National Center on Intensive Intervention

The National Center on Intensive Intervention developed a series of mathematics lessons and guidance documents to support special education instructors, mathematics specialists, and others working with students who struggle with mathematics. These lessons and activities are organized around six mathematics skill areas that align with college- and career-ready standards and incorporate several instructional principles to intensify and individualize mathematics instruction to assist teachers and interventionists working with students who have difficulty with mathematics. The lessons may be used to supplement mathematics interventions, programs, or curricula currently in place. However, these lessons by themselves would not constitute an effective mathematics intervention.

https://intensiveintervention.org/intervention-resources/mathematics-strategies-support-intensifying-interventions

Topic(s): Mathematics Instruction
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5
Media Type(s): Document/Report, Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, November 12, 2018


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Using Academic Progress Monitoring for Individualized Instructional Planning

Organization: National Center on Intensive Intervention

Dr. Rebecca Zumeta Edmonds presented this webinar on March 28, 2013. Zumeta Edmonds discussed various approaches to progress monitoring, focusing on the value and implications of using progress monitoring to track the growth of students with intensive academic needs. The webinar provides a step-by-step walkthrough of the process for using progress-monitoring data to make instructional decisions for individual students and provides student-level examples.

https://intensiveintervention.org/resource/using-academic-progress-monitoring-individualized-instructional-planning

Topic(s): Mathematics Instruction, Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction, Intervention
Intended Audience(s): Campus Leaders, State Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report, Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, November 12, 2018


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What’s Evidence-Based Behavior Intervention? Choosing, Implementing Behavior Interventions That Work

Organization: National Center on Intensive Intervention

This webinar, presented by Dr. Chris Riley-Tillman of the University of Missouri and Dr. Allison Gandhi of the National Center on Intensive Intervention, discusses considerations for selecting and using evidence-based interventions to address challenging behaviors. The webinar introduces the National Center on Intensive Intervention's new Behavior Interventions Tools Chart and describes how educators can best use this resource and other available resources to select interventions.

https://intensiveintervention.org/resource/what-evidence-based-behavior-intervention-choosing-and-implementing-behavior-interventions

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

Date posted on this site: Monday, November 12, 2018


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Taxonomy of Intervention Intensity

Organization: National Center on Intensive Intervention

Taxonomy of Intervention Intensity is a method for systematically selecting an intensive intervention and guiding teachers through modifying the intervention based on student need. The Taxonomy of Intervention Intensity includes seven dimensions: strength, dosage, alignment, attention to transfer, comprehensiveness, behavioral or academic support, and individualization.

https://intensiveintervention.org/resource/taxonomy-intervention-intensity-overview

Topic(s): Behavior, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report, Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, November 12, 2018


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Interacting With Peers in Mathematics

Organization: LD OnLine

When peers collaborate to discuss, read, and write about concepts, they build their understanding of mathematical concepts and processes. This article includes an accompanying slide show, a list of evidence-based teaching strategies to differentiate instruction using technology, short videos, and links to resources for using technology to support peer interaction instruction.

http://www.ldonline.org/article/61470

Topic(s): Mathematics Instruction
Intended Audience(s): Researchers/Faculty, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8
Media Type(s): Journal Article, Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, November 12, 2018


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What Does It Really Take? Frequently Asked Questions About Implementing Intensive Intervention

Organization: National Center on Intensive Intervention

In this webinar, expert panelists Drs. Chris Lemons, T. Chris Riley-Tillman, and Teri Marx address frequently asked questions surrounding implementation of intensive intervention, including data-based individualization, for students with severe and persistent academic and behavioral needs.

https://intensiveintervention.org/resource/what-does-it-really-take-frequently-asked-questions-about-implementing-intensive

Topic(s): Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction
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: Monday, November 12, 2018


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