Mathematics Intervention at the Secondary Prevention Level of a Multi-Tier Prevention System: Six Key Principles
Although preventative tutoring at the Tier 2 level in mathematics
has received less attention than in reading, several principles for designing such tutoring have emerged. Dr. Lynn Fuchs, the Nicholas Hobbs Professor of Special Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University, outlines these principles in her article and describes how to actually implement them in the classroom.
Voices from the Field: Successful RTI Implementation in Middle School
Jessica Griffin, Principal of Lowther South Intermediate School, discusses the challenges and successes that her staff experienced in implementing RTI in a multiethnic middle school
located in Emporia, Kansas in the latest Voices from the Field
story. Learn what steps Lowther South educators took to ensure that at the end of the first year of implementation, they had improved the accuracy of their struggling readers so that 90% of their student population could successfully decode.
Upcoming RTI Talk: RTI in Early Childhood
March 30, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. ET
Join Donna Nylander and Jim Lesko during our next RTI Talk as they answer your questions about adapting the specific applications of RTI to fit within the early childhood culture and to address the developmental needs of young children. They will also offer tips based on lessons learned working with local schools to guide the development of a Pre-K RTI model, as well as policy recommendations to help build the state and local support needed to implement a successful model.