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 7: Bringing it All Together: A Model for System Implementation
Bringing it All Together: A Model for System Implementation
Throughout this book, we have sequentially presented the RTI process as a vehicle for school improvement. We have presented all the components essential for successful implementation of the process. However, actual implementation at the district or building level requires much more than a thorough understanding of RTI. It requires a well-organized, systematic plan for long-term change.
As we work with school districts across the country, we are disheartened to see instances in which the first step of RTI implementation is development of Tier 2 interventions. This minimizes the importance of the knowledge base required to build the foundation of the pyramid. In fact, the pyramid in these schools is ...