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“In a small volume, Sheila Alber-Morgan addresses RTI in a much more comprehensive way than other texts. The book provides critical features of RTI across reading, writing, handwriting, and spelling and is packed with practical information for each tier.”
—Nancy L. Cooke, Associate Professor of Special Education
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
“Alber-Morgan clearly and concisely articulates the theoretical and empirical bases of RTI—an important and worthy achievement. For the classroom teacher, her book provides numerous assessment and instructional strategies for turning the great promise of RTI into reality for students.”
—William L. Heward, Professor Emeritus
The Ohio State University
Practical intervention strategies for diverse learners who struggle with literacy!
Literacy is a critical foundational skill for success in school and throughout adulthood. Covering both reading and writing instruction, this book ...
Chapter 3: Implementing Multitiered Reading Instruction
Implementing Multitiered Reading Instruction
Reading is undeniably the most important skill for academic success in school and for independent functioning throughout adulthood. The ability to read is an indispensible tool for learning, performing functional tasks, and entertaining oneself. Reading proficiency has substantial impact on education and employment opportunities as well as independent functioning and quality of life. Each day as we live and work, we can expect to read signs, directions, labels, newspapers, notes, e-mails, books, menus, forms, magazines, electronic files, reports, letters, text messages, bills, and Web pages. Poor reading ability limits full participation in everyday events that proficient readers may take for granted.
Unfortunately, reading achievement has been and continues to be a challenge. According to the National Center for Education ...