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Aligned with the NMAP final report and IES practice guide, this resource offers guidelines, intervention strategies, and case studies for designing and implementing RTI in math.

A Tiered Approach to More Effective Mathematics Instruction
A tiered approach to more effective mathematics instruction

Positive results can be achieved in a reasonable time at accessible cost, but a consistent, wise, community-wide effort will be required.

—National Mathematics Advisory Panel Final Report (2008), p. 12

The organization of RTI rests on a tiered system to structure instruction and interventions based on student needs. As discussed in Chapter 2, there are two basic approaches to RTI: the problem-solving approach and the standard protocol approach. Within the problem-solving approach, teachers decide on specific interventions to help students learn better based on formative assessment information. Within the standard protocol approach, students move through preset tiered interventions based on summative assessment data. Both approaches have advantages but neither approach is endorsed ...

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