RtI Basics. Cindy Edge & Jody Labernik Northland Special Education Cooperative August 25, 2010 Special Education Inservice. Where does RtI come from? Background Information. RtI was born in special education, but was conceived in No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
Cindy Edge & Jody Labernik
Northland Special Education Cooperative
August 25, 2010 Special Education Inservice
Traditional School System
Present School System
All children can learn
Highly effective schools produce students who are able to succeed by overcoming unique backgrounds
Multi-tiered Intervention Model: A continuum of instruction, where each tier provides increasingly intense interventions and levels of support in addition to previously provided instruction.
Data-Based Decision Making: The process of planning for student success (academic and behavioral) through the use of on-going progress monitoring and analysis of data.
Progress Monitoring: Data used to frequently used to check student progress toward success. Most often program monitoring comes from short (2-3 minute) normed assessment probes given every 1-4 weeks.
Differentiated Instruction: Instruction that matches the specific strengths and needs of each learner.
Tiers of Intervention
Tier 3: Intensive 5-10%
Tier 2: Strategic 15-20%
Tier 1: Universal
Problem-Solving & Organization
Why is the problem occurring?
What is the discrepancy between
what is expected and what is occurring?
What is the goal?
What is the intervention plan to address this goal?
How will progress be monitored?
Is the intervention plan effective?
How will implementation integrity be ensured?
The Book of Changes