Linking Progress Monitoring Results to Intervention
Progress-monitoring assessment is of little use to the classroom teacher without continual analysis of the data to determine the appropriate intervention and level of intensity for each student. In this article, Jennifer M. Mahdavi and Diane Haager provide insight into how teachers can use data to make meaningful instructional decisions
and highlight two related case studies.
Successful RTI Implementation in Middle Schools
In the latest Voices from the Field story,
Principal Jessica Griffin details the challenges and successes that her fifth grade center in Kansas has experienced in their second year of RTI implementation. She emphasizes that professional development has been and continues to be a critical piece of the RTI process. Read more to find helpful tips and recommendations as you implement RTI.
Upcoming RTI Talk: RTI for Gifted Students
October 19, 2010 at 1 p.m. ET
Because RTI is a multifaceted approach addressing students' comprehensive academic and behavioral needs, it can serve as a model for increasing the quality and level of services for all students, including those who are gifted and talented. Join Mary Ruth Coleman, Ph.D., of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, during our next RTI Talk as she answers your questions about using RTI as a means to ensure gifted and talented students have opportunities to make continual growth. Dr. Coleman will also offer tips based on lessons she has learned about meeting the needs of gifted students within an RTI framework.Submit advance questions for the RTI Talk now or simply join the chat live on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 1 p.m. ET.