"This strategy-based book has all the implementation tools under one cover! Appelbaum takes all the research and converts it into an easy-to-read book. There′s a how-to chapter on collaboration to create powerful RTI teams, a chapter on how to differentiate for tiered instruction, and chapter upon chapter packed with research-based academic and behavioral interventions. Plus, it′s packed with the forms that schools need to implement RTI."
—Peggy Hammeken, Author of The Teacher′s Guide to Inclusive Education
Founder, Peytral Publications
"Finally, a practical yet comprehensive research-based book on RTI, written in an easy-to-read manner! Filled with forms, this is an invaluable tool for implementing RTI."
—Robert Underwood, Principal
Throckmorton ISD, TX
Use this nuts-and-bolts guide to implement RTI schoolwide and help all your students succeed!
Concise and reader-friendly, this resource walks readers through the complete process of implementing Response to Intervention (RTI) in the classroom and schoolwide. School leaders will find practical how-to′s and reproducibles for instruction and developing collaborative teams, and teachers will be able to use more than 100 research-based academic and behavioral interventions to improve learning in all subject areas. This essential guide provides information on:
- Progress monitoring and universal screening basics
- Current research and examples of tiered instruction in action
- Clearly defined team responsibilities
- Techniques for differentiating instruction
- Research-based interventions for literacy and mathematics
- Data collection, fidelity of implementation, and professional development
These readily accessible strategies help teachers and school leaders give students the individualized support and high-quality instruction they need to succeed.