This first-of-its-kind, practical, interactive, “how to” guide gives today’s busy educators hands-on help for understanding and effectively implementing the mathematics curriculum with the RTI model—and improving student conceptual learning in mathematics.
This practical guide is designed to help educators gain knowledge about Response to Instruction/Intervention (RTI) as it relates to mathematics, and to help them consider and then act on their critical roles within the RTI process in the classroom and the school. Here is information that can be put to immediate use within K-8 classrooms in order to implement RTI in mathematics successfully and to meet the instructional goals in mathematics for all students.
The authors, a mathematics teacher and a special education teacher, provide clear definitions of common language, core, implementation practices, and procedures as related to or involved with RTI, and show readers the connections among teachers’ knowledge and skills and their important use with RTI. Included is a continuous case study of a mathematics teacher as she implements RTI in her classroom; clear, evidence-based content; scenarios; examples; resources and activities; plus modeling, description, and reflection on the key learning outcomes of RTI.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Response to Intervention in Mathematics
What is Response to Instruction/Intervention (RTI)?
What RTI is Not?
Meeting the Instructional Needs of All Learners in Mathematics
Connections: RTI with Common cord Standards and NCTM Focal Points in Mathematics
Chapter 2: Setting the Stage for RTI in the Classroom by Understanding the Fundamentals
RTI and How It Works
Tiered Instruction-Why and How It Works
Instructional Decision-making Processes for RTI Implementation
Instructional Variables in the Mathematics Classroom
Beginning and Delivering and Intervention Plan for Students
Coordinating Interventions with Core Classroom Instruction
Chapter 3: Knowing the Students are Learning-Use of Assessment Data
Understanding the Purposes and Types of Assessment
Assessments used within RTI
Using Assessment to Plan Instruction within RTI in Mathematics
Chapter 4: Teaching All Students in My Classroom-Tier 1
An Overview of Tier 1
Universal Screening and Instructional Variables
Effective Instruction in the Mathematics Classroom
Using Concrete Manipulatives and Multiple Representations
Scaffolding Instruction for Mathematical Learning
Curriculum Based Assessments for Instructional Decision-Making
Chapter 5: Interventions within Tier 2
An Overview of Tier 2
Using Data to Select Interventions for Students
Intensifying and Implementing Interventions; Standard protocol and Problem-Solving
Organizing for Instruction: Grouping and Scheduling
Monitoring Student Progress for Instructional Decision-Making
Chapter 6: Intensifying Interventions within Tier 3
Variables to Intensifying During Tier 3
Ms. Holly’s Planning for RTI
Diagnostic Assessment and Teaching at Tier 3
Special Education Services within RTI
Chapter 7: Supporting Students in Our School through Professional Learning about RTI
Supporting Students through Collaboration within RTI
Making RTI Work for Students
Professional Learning: Getting Connected with Colleagues
Building Professional and Collegial Learning Communities for RTI Implementation
RTI Embedded Within Continuous School Improvement
Teacher Resources for RTI and Differentiated Instruction
Book Study Guide
Professional Learning Community (PLC) Resource
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$21.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-301689-5