Simplifying Response to Intervention Four Essential Guiding Principles

ISBN-10: 1935543652

ISBN-13: 9781935543657

Edition: 2012

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In this sequel to Pyramid Response to Intervention, authors Buffum, Mattos, and Weber advocate that an effective RTI model begins by asking the right questions. They present an inverted version of the RTI pyramid that narrows the focus to each individual child and explain how teacher teams and two schoolwide teams collaborate to assume collective responsibility for the learning of every student.
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List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Solution Tree
Publication date: 4/17/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.298

About the Authors
Preface: A Sense of Urgency
A New Way of Thinking
Throwing Out the Old Questions
Asking the Right Questions
Implementing the Formula for Learning
Understanding the Four Cs of RTI
Rethinking the Pyramid
What's Next
Collective Responsibility: Why Are We Here?
Taking Responsibility for Student Learning
Believing All Kids Can Learn at High Levels
Leading School Cultural Change
Leading District Cultural Change
Building a School Leadership Team
Creating Consensus for a Culture of Collective Responsibility
How Districts Hinder or Promote the Development of RTI
Building Structures for Collaboration
Creating Teams, Not Groups
Essential RTI Teams
Ensuring Team Effectiveness
Closing Thoughts
Team Foundations
Concentrated Instruction: Where Do We Need to Go?
A Focus on Coverage
A Focus on Learning
Identifying Essential Skills and Knowledge
Building Common Formative Assessments
A Protocol for Getting Started
Implementing the Team Teaching-Assessing Cycle
Shoring Up the Core
Concentrated Instruction and Behavior Systems
District Responsibilities for Concentrated Instruction
Essential Standards Chart
Teaching Cycle Planning Calendar
Sample Behavior Expectations Matrix
Convergent Assessment: Where Are We Now?
Identifying Students Through Universal Screening
Determining Student Needs
Monitoring Student Progress
Revising or Extending Support
Convergent Assessment and Behavior Systems
District Responsibilities for Convergent Assessment
One Size Does Not Fit All
Reading Domains, Skills, and Assessments
Universal Screening Planning Guide
Proactive RTI Planning Form
Common Assessment Team Protocol
Self-Regulatory Assessment Tool
Student Risk Screening Scale (SRSS)
Self-Regulatory Problem-Solving Tool
Behavioral Analysis Protocol
Sample Behavior Documentation Form
Convergent Assessment at the District Level
Creating a System of Interventions
What Is an Intervention?
Understanding the Characteristics of Effective Interventions
Aligning Interventions to All Characteristics of Effectiveness
Planning for Tiered Support
Making Time for Interventions
Interventions and Behavior Systems
District Responsibilities for Interventions
Intervention Evaluation and Alignment Chart
Concentrating, Screening, and Planning for Behavioral Supports
Certain Access: How Do We Get Every Child There?
Random Access
Certain Access
Where Do Special Education Resources Fit Into the Pyramid?
District Responsibilities for Certain Access
Getting Started With RTI
Designing a System of Interventions
Additional Resources
Epilogue: A New Vision of Special Education
A Failing Model
Identifying the Real Special Needs
From General Ed and Special Ed to Education for All
Essential Questions for Special Education Identification
References and Resources
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