Response to Intervention: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher / Edition 1

Response to Intervention: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher / Edition 1

by William N. Bender
     
 

Discover a resource that shows teachers how to implement RTI in the classroom!

This practical guide helps educators understand the tiers of the Response to Intervention (RTI) process, as well as how to implement interventions and utilize the results to modify existing instruction for students in the classroom. With vignettes, examples, and reproducible forms

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Discover a resource that shows teachers how to implement RTI in the classroom!

This practical guide helps educators understand the tiers of the Response to Intervention (RTI) process, as well as how to implement interventions and utilize the results to modify existing instruction for students in the classroom. With vignettes, examples, and reproducible forms based on the problem-solving and standards-based approaches to RTI, this accessible handbook gives teachers the tools to:

  • Document the existence or nonexistence of a learning disability
  • Monitor individual student progress
  • Plan specific follow-up interventions based on a learner's needs
  • Implement strategies to support students' success

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412953863
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/10/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
768,245
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Learn more about William Bender's PD offerings

Consulting Description: Differentiated Instruction
Consulting Description: Math
Consulting Description: Project-Based Learning
Consulting Description: RTI
Consulting Description: Technology

William N. Bender began his career by teaching eighth- and ninth-grade students in the public schools. He worked in higher education for 28 years and published over 60 research articles and 24 books in education. He specializes in instructional strategies for all students and is recognized as a national leader on instructional tactics, response to intervention, and differentiated instruction. Dr. Bender believes his job is to inform audiences across the nation of innovative, up to date information, based on current applied research. Dr. Bender received his Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of North Carolina and currently consults with schools and districts in the United States and Canada.

Cara Shores began her career as a special education teacher and taught children in both pullout and inclusive classrooms. Shores has trained thousands of teachers and administrators across the United States on practical strategies for inclusion, co-teaching, and increasing achievement for all students through differentiated instruction and RTI. She provides regional and national training for the Council for Exceptional Children. She is co-author of Response to Intervention: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher.Shores now serves as the president of Wesley Educational Services. She received her master’s degree and educational specialists’s degree from the University of West Georgia and has served as student support services coordinator and district director of special education.

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Table of Contents


Preface: An Open Letter to Educators     vii
Acknowledgments     ix
About the Authors     xi
About the Contributors     xii
Response to Intervention     1
Implementation of a Standard Treatment Protocol Response to Intervention     21
Implementation of a Problem-Solving Response to Intervention     47
Implementing RTI to Meet the Needs of All Learners     67
Will RTI Work? Ongoing Questions     91
RTI Needs Assessment     111
Georgia Pyramid of Intervention     117
List of Scientifically Validated Curricula and Other Resources     119
RTI Summary and Observation Forms     127
Where Do General Educators Find the Time to Do RTI?     131
Using Response to Intervention for Inappropriate Behavior     135
Index     141

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