This helpful guide outlines direct, clear, and practical strategies for simultaneously implementing DI and RTI. Included are in-class assessment strategies, sample lessons, and troubleshooting tips.
Chapter 3: The Merging of DI and RTI
The Merging of DI and RTI
It was once thought by some that children of color would somehow taint the classrooms with their presence. Imagine the emptiness we would have in our classrooms today without the gifts these students bring. Together our children create such a richer environment. Just as our students do, together RTI and differentiation of instruction also provide a richer environment for our classrooms.
How Do They Fit Together?
The term differentiated instruction (DI), along with the related professional development, has been around for more than 50 years now. It is a common term in education and is included in just about every educational conference, publication, or webcast that deals with instruction and curriculum. Yet despite the amount of ...