With guidelines for developing action plans, this resource provides a step-by-step approach to implementing Response to Intervention as a powerful schoolwide improvement process.
Chapter 5: Establishing an Intervention Structure for At-Risk Students: Tier 2
Establishing an Intervention Structure for At-Risk Students: Tier 2
Response to Intervention is regarded as having multiple benefits, most of which we have already discussed. These include the ability to rule out poor instruction as the cause of learning problems, directly apply outcome data to instruction, and rely on data for instructional decision making. Possibly the most beneficial characteristic of RTI, however, is its ability to provide early intervention in very specific areas of instruction.
As teachers instruct students in the general education classroom, it will become evident through formal and informal assessment, including benchmark assessment, that some students are not making adequate progress. It is here that decisions must be made regarding the best way to address ...