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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/resource/so-what-do-i-do-now-strategies-intensifying-intervention-when-standard-approaches-dont

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

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


Strategies and Interventions to Support Students With Mathematics Disabilities

Organization: Council for Learning Disabilities

This nine-page document provides an overview of strategies and resources to support students with or at risk for mathematics learning disabilities. Included are links to resources to support educators.

https://www.council-for-learning-disabilities.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Math_Disabilities_Support.pdf

Topic(s): English Language Learners, Mathematics Instruction, Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction, Intervention
Intended Audience(s): Parents, Researchers/Faculty, Teachers
Grade Level(s): Grades K-3, Grades 4-5
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Friday, October 20, 2017


SWIFT Website: Schoolwide Integrated Framework for Transformation

Organization: SWIFT, Wakarusa Research Facility, University of Kansas

SWIFT Purpose: SWIFT is a national K-8 center that provides academic and behavioral support to promote the learning and academic achievement of all students, including students with disabilities and those with the most extensive needs. Inequality in education hurts. This organization works to transform education so that it benefits each and every student, their families, and ultimately the communities across the U.S. in which they reside. They are currently working with many schools across many states. Check out their resources online.

http://www.swiftschools.org/

Topic(s): Behavior, Culturally Diverse, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, LD Identification, School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Parents, Researchers/Faculty, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grade Level(s): Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Thursday, August 27, 2015


Teaching LD (Website)

Organization: Council for Exceptional Children, Division for Learning Disabilities

This website features resources such as tutorials, videos, blogs, position papers, and lessons plans for teaching students with learning disabilities.

http://teachingld.org/

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

Date posted on this site: Monday, January 23, 2017


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
Grade Level(s): 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


Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading

Organization: Texas Education Agency

The English Language Arts and Reading Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) have seven strands of essential knowledge to be integrated into instruction. Not all strands require the same amount of instructional time; they can be presented at any time during the school year and intergrated throughout the year. 

http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter110/index.html

Topic(s): English Language Learners, Reading Instruction, Teacher Preparation
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Others, Parents, Researchers/Faculty, State Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grade Level(s): Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Friday, November 03, 2017


The ABCs of RTI in Middle School: A Guide for Parents

Organization: National Center on Response to Intervention

The National Center on Response to Intervention (NCRTI) has developed this document to help middle schools parents and other family members understand the essential components of Response to Intervention (RTI), ask questions about RTI, and understand how the RTI framework may be used to help their children succeed in school.

http://www.rti4success.org/resource/abcs-rti-middle-school-guide-parents

Topic(s): Progress Monitoring, RTI, Middle/High School RTI, School RTI, Screening
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Parents, Teachers
Grade Level(s): Grades 6-8
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Tuesday, March 19, 2013


The IDEA Partnership Collection on RTI

Organization: The IDEA Partnership

A Partnership Collection, a website developed by The IDEA Partnership, provides access to a comprehensive collection of materials and resources to assist the understanding of Response to Intervention (RTI) processes. The collection is designed to assist learning about Response to Intervention and best practices for its implementation on all levels-- federal, state, and local.

http://www.ideapartnership.org/using-tools/learning-together/collections/348-collectionsdescription/collections-on-issues/response-to-intervention-collection/1573-rti-collection-tools.html

Topic(s): RTI, District RTI, School RTI, State RTI, What is RTI?
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Others, Parents, Researchers/Faculty, State Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grade Level(s): Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Friday, June 18, 2010


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
Grade Level(s): 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


What is Scientifically Based Research on Progress Monitoring

Organization: National Center on Student Progress Monitoring

When teachers use systematic progress monitoring to track their students progress in reading, mathematics, or spelling, they are better able to identify students in need of additional or different forms of instruction, they design stronger instructional programs, and their students achieve better. This document from the National Center for Student Progress Monitoring first describes progress monitoring procedures for which experimental evidence demonstrates these effects. Then, an overview of the research is presented.

https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED502460

Topic(s): Progress Monitoring
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Others, Parents, Researchers/Faculty, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grade Level(s): Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Tuesday, May 01, 2007


What Should Educators Keep in Mind When Engaging With Families of Students With Intensive Needs?

Organization: National Center for Intensive Intervention

In this video, Lindsay Jones, the CEO of the National Center on Learning Disabilities, shares some considerations and strategies that educators can use to support partnering with families of students with intensive needs.

https://intensiveintervention.org/voices-from-the-field/what-should-educators-keep-mind-when-engaging-families-students-intensive

Topic(s): Progress Monitoring
Intended Audience(s): Parents, Teachers
Grade Level(s): Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Presentation(s), Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, May 13, 2019