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Featuring real-world examples and instructional strategies for Grades 6–12, this research-based book provides the guidance secondary administrators need to implement RTI and improve student outcomes.
Chapter 2: Implementation and Continuous Improvement
Implementation and Continuous Improvement
Congratulations! You have committed to beginning the process of RTI implementation. You now probably have three important questions:
- How and where do you start?
- How will you know if you are proceeding in a manner supportive of successful implementation?
- How do you know whether your efforts are successful?
This is the order in which many practitioners will ask these questions. In this chapter, however, we offer a process for implementation and continuous improvement that draws on the use of a backwards planning approach (Wiggins & McTighe, 2007). The goal is to provide a process through which schools can assess the integrity of RTI implementation—that is, are we implementing it in the way in which it was intended? Answering this ...