The Promise of Response to Intervention: Evaluating Current Science and Practice

The Promise of Response to Intervention: Evaluating Current Science and Practice

by Todd A. Glover
     
 

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As response to intervention (RTI) is adopted by increasing numbers of schools and districts, knowledge about "what works" continues to grow. This much-needed book analyzes the key components of RTI service delivery and identifies the characteristics of successful implementation. Critically reviewing the available research, leading authorities describe best

Overview

As response to intervention (RTI) is adopted by increasing numbers of schools and districts, knowledge about "what works" continues to grow. This much-needed book analyzes the key components of RTI service delivery and identifies the characteristics of successful implementation. Critically reviewing the available research, leading authorities describe best practices in multi-tier intervention, assessment, and data-based decision making. Clear-cut recommendations are provided for implementing evidence-based interventions to support students' needs in reading, writing, math, and behavior. A state-of-the-art resource for K–12 practitioners and administrators, the book also will fill a unique niche in graduate-level courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606235638
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
02/25/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
322
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

 

Todd A. Glover, PhD, is Research Assistant Professor at the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. His research focuses on response to intervention (RTI), academic and behavioral interventions and assessments for students at risk, and methods for integrating empirical evidence and practice. Dr. Glover is the principal or co-principal investigator of several ongoing grant projects funded by the United States Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences and the Nebraska Department of Education, including a state RTI consortium, postdoctoral training program, and various research studies investigating service delivery and professional development for RTI.   Sharon Vaughn, PhD, is the H. E. Hartfelder/Southland Corporation Regents Chair in Human Development and Executive Director of the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the principal investigator or co-principal investigator of numerous research grants funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the Institute of Education Sciences, and the Texas Education Agency.

 

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