RTI in Middle and High Schools [NOOK Book]

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Perhaps more than any other single initiative, response to intervention is likely to restructure how middle and high school teachers teach in a very profound way. This timely and targeted resource discusses the innovations of RTI, differentiated instruction, and instructional technologies. Based on numerous real-world case studies, you?ll explore solutions for the complex challenges the RTI implementation process brings.
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Overview

Perhaps more than any other single initiative, response to intervention is likely to restructure how middle and high school teachers teach in a very profound way. This timely and targeted resource discusses the innovations of RTI, differentiated instruction, and instructional technologies. Based on numerous real-world case studies, you’ll explore solutions for the complex challenges the RTI implementation process brings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781936764365
  • Publisher: Solution Tree Press
  • Publication date: 10/27/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 248
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

About the Author vii

Introduction 1

Part I

Chapter 1 Response to Intervention: A Catalyst for Change 7

What Is RTI? 7

The RTI Pyramid of Intervention for Middle and High Schools 8

Common RTI Elements 12

Advocacy for RTI in Middle and High Schools 14

Developing an Implementation Plan for RTI 18

A Case Study: RTI in U.S. History 32

Conclusion 41

Chapter 2 Existing RTI Structures in Middle and High Schools 43

RTI in Departmentalized Schools 43

Real-World RTI Example: Berkeley Springs High School 45

Real-World RTI Example: Long Beach Unified School District High School 48

Real-World RTI Example: Cheyenne Mountain Junior High 53

Real-World RTI Example: Tigard High School 56

A Synthesis of RTI Models in Middle and High Schools 61

Conclusion 63

Chapter 3 Differentiating Instruction in Middle and High School Classes 65

Origins of Differentiated Instruction 65

Learning Styles: One Foundation of Differentiation 67

Brain-Compatible Differentiation 71

SHEMR: A Tool for Summarizing Brain-Compatible Instruction in Upper Grades 80

Conclusion 86

Chapter 4 Developing Tier 1 Differentiated Instructional Lessons for Middle and High School Classes 87

Differentiation Modifications of the Traditional Lesson Plan 88

Learning Centers 94

Summary of Differentiation Instructional Options 99

RTI Within the Differentiated Class 100

Conclusion 101

Chapter 5 Supporting RTI and Differentiated Instruction with Modern Instructional Technologies 103

Technology Options for RTI and Differentiated Instruction 103

Hardware and Software for Differentiation 104

Web-Based Tools 110

Technology-Based Curricula and Progress Monitoring 120

Digital Media Security and Media Literacy 123

Conclusion 124

Part II

Chapter 6 RTI and Differentiation in Reading 129

Tier 1 Reading Challenges in Middle and High School 129

Cognitive Strategies for Differentiated Content-Area Reading 131

Supplemental Reading Curricula for Tiers 2 and 3 141

Progress Monitoring for RTI Efforts 149

Real-World RTI Example: Clark County, Nevada 153

A Case Study: RTI in Content-Area Reading 156

Conclusion 163

Chapter 7 RTI and Differentiation in Writing 165

Different Types of Writing 166

Cognitive Strategies for Teaching Writing Skills 170

Notetaking and Storyboarding for Written or Presentation Assignments 175

Supplemental Writing Curricula 176

A Case Study: RTI in Writing 179

Conclusion 183

Chapter 8 RTI and Differentiation in Mathematics 185

Cooperative-Learning Strategies 186

Cognitive Strategies for Mathematics 194

Supplemental Mathematics Curricula 199

Progress Monitoring in Mathematics 202

A Case Study: RTI in Mathematics 206

Conclusion 210

Epilogue: Moving Into RTI and Differentiated Instruction 211

What's Next? 211

Conclusion 212

References and Resources 215

Index 231

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