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Implement Your Plan
In this section, George Batsche of the University of South Florida offers information about the stages schools go through as they begin to change their processes. Based on her experience working with many schools, Susan Hall of the 95 Percent Group also offers tips to help you anticipate and resolve issues that will arise as you begin implementation. Read "Implementing Your Plan" by George Batsche »
Specific, Measurable Outcome
The statement of a single, specific desired result from an intervention. To be measurable, the outcome should be expressed in observable and quantifiable terms (i.e., Johnny will demonstrate mastery of grade-level basic math calculation skills as measured by a score of 85% or better on the end of the unit test on numerical operations).More Terms »
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Create Your Implementation Blueprint Stage 3: Initial Implementation
Teachers and other staff must learn to do things differently, both individually and also in collaboration with other staff members. This stage is called "initial" to recognize that when teachers first start using these new practices, they may not be completely proficient in their new roles.
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Create Your Implementation Blueprint Stage 4: Full Implementation
Full implementation is reached when at least 50% of the teachers are performing their new functions acceptably. It generally takes the first academic year for teachers to learn how to administer the assessments, interpret the data, place students in groups, and begin to learn how to provide targeted and effective intervention instruction.
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Using Technology to Enhance RtI Implementation
Response to Intervention (RtI) is perhaps the most significant educational reform initiative in this country in the past 50 years. However, there is a long history of failed educational innovations due to various factors including a lack of supporting research or implementation difficulties.
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(pdf) Implementing RTI Using Literacy Blocks with Flexible Grouping »
(powerpoint) Building a Blueprint for RTI Implementation »
(pdf) Self-Assessment of Problem Solving Implementation »
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