What’s Your Plan? Accurate Decision Making within a Multi-Tier System of Supports: Critical Areas in Tier 2
In part two of this article series, Terri Metcalf focuses on decision-making within five critical areas schools can address to improve Tier 2 supports at the building level. What’s Your Plan? Accurate Decision Making within a Multi-Tier System of Supports: Critical Areas in Tier 2
offers tools and resources to further assist teams in sharpening the accuracy of their Tier 2 decisions to have a positive impact on student outcomes.
RTI Blog: Focusing on the Common Good
In this entry, Bob Heimbaugh examines the realities of RTI Implementation, from the struggles teachers face throughout the process, to the academic and behavioral benefits students gain through successful implementation. Providing a real world example of what RTI implementation looks like for students, Focusing on the Common Good
explores RTI implementation at the building level.
Evaluating and Refining Implementation
In this article, Dr. Batsche highlights the importance of evaluation and progress monitoring in ensuring high quality RTI implementation. Evaluating and Refining Implementation
provides links to a number of evaluation instruments (the Self-Assessment of Problem Solving Implementation, the Problem Solving Checklist and a Critical Components Checklist), and encourages schools to use these tools several times each year to inform the evaluation process and assess the effectiveness of the professional development activities.