Are you prepared for the RTI evolution?
This comprehensive toolkit will bring you up to speed on why RTI is one of the most important educational initiatives in recent history and sets the stage for its future role in teacher education and practice. The authors demonstrate innovative ways to use RTI to inform instruction and guide curriculum development in inclusive classroom settings. Your RTI implementation team will find strategies, techniques, and checklists for evaluating existing programs and implementing RTI effectively. The text's broad perspective includes:
A concise description of RTI's history and evolution; A leadership framework for school and district administrators; Applications in reading and literacy, mathematics, and behavior support; Guidelines for involving parents, students, and communities
In addition, chapters address progress monitoring, instructional support teams, and creating time for RTI in middle and high schools. The text is supported by online technology links that include video, audio, and print media—everything you need to optimize RTI for the new landscape of 21st-century education.
Chapter 9: Leadership: The Role of District and School Administrators in Implementing RTI
Leadership: The Role of District and School Administrators in Implementing RTI
When Dr. Su Lee, an experienced elementary school principal, received the plan developed by a district team to meet her state's RTI requirements, she immediately began supplementing the district's existing academic intervention support (AIS) plan. She focused the RTI initiative first in the lower grades and then expanded it to the upper grades.
Dr. Lee meets weekly with her child study team (CST) to discuss children who are struggling with the curriculum and have been referred by their classroom teachers. As soon as the teacher completes a required form covering multiple information and assessments on a struggling child, a meeting is scheduled with ...