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Response to Intervention (RtI): Straight Talk for Parents

Organization: Building Capacity for RTI in Texas Schools

This booklet, developed for parents, explains RtI and includes additional resources. There is also a Spanish booklet (second link) developed for Spanish speaking parents, which also explains RtI and includes additional resources along with a glossary.

http://buildingrti.utexas.org/PDF/Parent_Booklet_cv.pdf

Topic(s): RTI, What is RTI?
Intended Audience(s): Parents
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Tuesday, January 20, 2009


A Cultural, Linguistic, and Ecological Framework for Response to Intervention with English Language Learners

Organization: The National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems

A Cultural, Linguistic, and Ecological Framework for Response to Intervention with English Language Learners, developed by NCCREST, includes information on how best to implement Response to Intervention (RTI) in a way that will provide an equitable educational opportunity for students who are English Language Learners.

https://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1078&context=edu_fac

Topic(s): Culturally Diverse, English Language Learners, RTI, What is RTI?
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, District 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, December 15, 2008


Response to Intervention (RTI):  A Primer for Parents

Organization: National Association of School Psychologists

Response to Intervention (RTI): A Primer for Parents, developed by the National Association of School Psychologists, includes information on the critical features of the RTI process for parents.

http://www.readingrockets.org/article/15857

Topic(s): RTI, LD Identification, What is RTI?
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: Monday, December 15, 2008


RTI Online Module (Part 5):  A Closer Look at Tier 3

Organization: The IRIS Center for Faculty Enhancement

This module describes which students will receive Tier 3 intervention, components of Tier 3 reading interventions, and students' response to this individualized intervention. This module also explores parent involvement and issues related to English language learners.

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/rti05/

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

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, October 08, 2008


RTI:  Considerations for School Leaders

Organization: The IRIS Center for Faculty Enhancement

This module provides information about ways to build support for RTI, factors that should be addressed when implementing RTI, and methods of collecting data and evaluating the effectiveness of the RTI approach.

http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/rti_leaders/chalcycle.htm

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

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, October 08, 2008


Response to Intervention: An Implementation and Technical Assistance Guide for Districts and Schools

Organization: West Virginia Department of Education

Descriptions of the fundamental knowledge, skills, procedures and practices operationalized by the pilot schools are provided in this document, which serves as an administrator's and practitioner's guide for implementing and sustaining a K-3 response to intervention model.

http://wvde.state.wv.us/osp/RtiImpGuide91906.DOC

Topic(s): RTI, State RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Others, Parents, Researchers/Faculty, State Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, October 08, 2008


Response to Intervention Blueprints for Implementation: School Building Levels

Organization: National Association of State Directors of Special Education

This Blueprint provides step-by-step implementation guidelines, resources and tips from RtI implementers with many years of experience. The Blueprints are intentionally designed to provide a framework around which RtI implementation can be built.

http://www.nasdse.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=0XXmIiiQOGo%3D&tabid=36

Topic(s): RTI, School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers

Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Tuesday, October 07, 2008


Response to Intervention Blueprints for Implementation: District Building Levels

Organization: National Association of State Directors of Special Education

This Blueprint provides step-by-step implementation guidelines, resources and tips from RtI implementers with many years of experience. The Blueprints are intentionally designed to provide a framework around which RtI implementation can be built.

http://www.nasdse.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=H7i7vsEPEck%3D&tabid=36

Topic(s): RTI, District RTI
Intended Audience(s): Campus Leaders, District Leaders, State Leaders, Teachers

Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Tuesday, October 07, 2008


The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk

Organization: The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk

The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk is dedicated to generating and disseminating empirically validated knowledge and practices to influence educators, researchers, policy-makers, families, and other stakeholders who are striving to reduce academic, behavioral, and social risk in all learners, particularly those with disabilities.

http://www.meadowscenter.org/

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Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Sunday, August 31, 2008


Interagency Educational Research Initiative (IERI)

Organization: Interagency Educational Research Initiative (IERI)

The purpose of this project is to develop an interdisciplinary approach to large-scale educational interventions that provides for the integration of research and education around issues involving the development of beginning reading skills. This includes three studies centered around a large-scale comprehensive educational intervention in a large suburban school district. The participants include first grade children who vary in their risk for reading problems and type of instruction, and their teachers.

http://texasldcenter.org/htmlpages/ieri/index.html

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Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, June 30, 2008


Building Capacity for RTI in Texas Schools

Organization: Building Capacity for RTI in Texas Schools

The Building Capacity for Response to Intervention (RTI) project is designed to promote the implementation of RTI in Texas schools. The RTI approach focuses on identifying students who are struggling with learning, assessing their needs, immediately providing additional intervention that targets their areas of difficulty, and monitoring their progress and response to the intervention. The goal of RTI is to intervene early to prevent students from falling behind and developing learning difficulties.

http://buildingrti.utexas.org/

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Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Thursday, April 24, 2008


National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavior and Intervention Supports

Organization: National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavior and Intervention Supports

The OSEP-funded National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavior and Intervention Supports (PBIS) was established to address the behavioral and discipline systems needed for successful learning and social development of students. The Center provides capacity-building information and technical support about behavioral systems to assist states and districts in the design of effective schools.

http://www.pbis.org/

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Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Friday, December 21, 2007


The Secondary Literacy Instruction and Intervention Guide

Organization: Stupski Foundation

This resource provides a clear, coherent and replicable district-level model incorporating evidence-based and research-validated literacy resources to meet the differentiated needs of struggling adolescents.

http://www.centeroninstruction.org/files/Secondary_Literacy_Instruction_Intervention_Guide.pdf

Topic(s): Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction, Intervention
Intended Audience(s): Administrators
Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Thursday, December 06, 2007


Response to Intervention: Online Modules: RTI Part 4 - Putting It All Together

Organization: IRIS Center for Faculty Enhancement

This module synthesizes the information in RTI (Parts 1, 2, and 3) to provide teachers and other school personnel with a more comprehensive illustration of how to successfully implement RTI.

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/rti04/

Topic(s): RTI, What is RTI?
Intended Audience(s): Researchers/Faculty, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Online Module

Date posted on this site: Monday, September 17, 2007


Implementing Student Progress Monitoring on a Statewide Basis

Organization: National Center on Student Progress Monitoring

This Presentation presentation from the National Center on Student Progress Monitoring 2006 Summer Institute provided an overview of Pennsylvania’s statewide progress monitoring initiative. Included was a discussion of the Commonwealth’s approach and outcomes to progress monitoring, which includes the selection of pilot districts, a training plan, a seven-step process, a statewide roll-out of the model, and student outcome data. Challenges and lessons learned were also shared.

https://www.centeroninstruction.org/files/ImplementingMonitoringStatewideBasis_PPT.pdf

Topic(s): Progress Monitoring, RTI, State RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Others, Parents, Researchers/Faculty, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5
Media Type(s): Document/Report, Presentation(s)

Date posted on this site: Monday, September 17, 2007


Response to Intervention, Joint White Paper

Organization: National Association of State Directors of Special Education

This paper is a joint product by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) and the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) at the Council for Exceptional Children. These two organizations have joined together to prepare an overview of Response to Intervention (RtI) to share with both general and special educators. It is their goal to engage the general education community in conversations and strategies to provide knowledge and technical assistance to help implement this successful approach to teaching all children, including students with disabilities.

http://www.nasdse.org/Portals/0/Documents/Download%20Publications/RtIAnAdministratorsPerspective1-06.pdf

Topic(s): RTI, What is RTI?
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Others, Parents, Researchers/Faculty, 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: Wednesday, August 08, 2007


Education for Students with Reading/Learning Disabilities: What Makes It ‘Special’

Organization: Center on Instruction

Presented at the 2006 OSEP Project Directors' Conference Program on July 31, 2006, by Dr. Sharon Vaughn of the Vaughn Gross Center at the University of Texas at Austin, this presentation discusses the importance of implementing effective, research-based instructional practices, specifically tiered intervention models, when educating students with disabilities.

http://www.centeroninstruction.org/files/Vaughn_July_2006.pdf

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Others, Parents, Researchers/Faculty, 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: Wednesday, August 08, 2007


Response to Intervention: Online Modules: RTI Part 1 - An Overview

Organization: IRIS Center for Faculty Enhancement

This module outlines the differences between the IQ-achievement discrepancy model and the Response-to-Intervention (RTI) model. It also offers a brief overview of each tier in the RTI model and explains its benefits.

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/rti01/

Topic(s): RTI, What is RTI?
Intended Audience(s): Researchers/Faculty, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Online Module

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, August 08, 2007


Technical Assistance Paper - The Response to Intervention (RtI) Model

Organization: Florida Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services

This technical assistance paper, from the Florida Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services, delineates the purpose for RTI, explains how it should be implemented in different content areas, and discusses the use of RTI in determining eligibility for special education services.

http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/7590/urlt/0107233-y2006-8.pdf

Topic(s): RTI, LD Identification, State RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Others, Parents, Researchers/Faculty, 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: Wednesday, August 08, 2007


Identification of Students with LD Under IDEA 2004: Oregon Response to Intervention

Organization: Oregon Department of Education

This document provides information to assist school districts in designing and adopting an RTI approach that best fits the district, is technically sound, and is sustainable.

http://www.ode.state.or.us/initiatives/idea/orrtiguidancetigardsd.doc

Topic(s): RTI, LD Identification, State RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Others, Parents, 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: Wednesday, August 08, 2007