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Using RTI for School Improvement Raising Every Student's Achievement Scores

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ISBN-10: 1412966418

ISBN-13: 9781412966412

Edition: 2009

Authors: Cara Shores, Kim Chester

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"Does a good job of addressing the issues and challenges I have experienced during my career as teacher, staff developer, and administrator. The authors seek to inform and establish understanding." -Susan N. Imamura, Retired Principal Hawaii State Department of Education "Shores and Chester offer clear instructions and sage advice that will fast-forward the widespread adoption of RTI, ultimately providing ALL children with better chances for academic success." -Jim Grant, Educational Consultant, Author Staff Development for Educators A step-by-step approach for implementing RTI to improve schoolwide achievement! Principals and administrators have only scratched the surface of how Response…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 8/14/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

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.nbsp;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…    

Kim Chester served as a regular education teacher in an inclusive classroom for many years. During this time, she implemented effective principles of co-teaching and differentiating instruction to meet the diverse needs in her classroom. After her youngest child was born with cerebral palsy, she went back to school to receive her MEd in special education from Kennesaw State University. Currently, she works as a parent mentor in her local school system, as a region AYP consultant, and an educational consultant for Wesley Educational Services. In addition, Chester serves on various committees, including the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities in Georgia. She enjoys working with…    

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Creating Vision and Framework
Selecting and Implementing Ongoing Assessment
Determining Appropriate Research-Based Interventions
Providing Effective Instruction for All: Tier 1
Establishing an Intervention Structure for At-Risk Students: Tier 2
Delivering Intensive Intervention to Non-Responders: Tier 3
Bringing It All Together: A Model for System Implementation
References
Index