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.

Response to Intervention and Positive Behavior Support

Response to intervention and positive behavior support
C.FaithKappenberg and JohnKappenberg

Miguel is a 14-year-old boy in the eighth grade who is impulsive, easily distracted, and generally a C student. He is viewed as likeable by teachers and students. His classes range in size from 28 to 36. In the last four months, three of his four teachers have become concerned about his increasing lack of cooperation and rude remarks toward classmates. His achievement tests place him slightly below grade level. A psychological evaluation from third grade indicated a full scale IQ of 95, a verbal IQ of 112, and a performance IQ of 90. His schoolwork is erratic, and homework is rarely submitted.

His social studies teacher, who maintains strict control ...

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