Using Technology to Enhance RTI Implementation
Technology-enhanced academic and behavioral assessments and interventions can make RTI implementation easier and more likely to occur. Read Dr. Matthew Burns's new article
to discover how technology can facilitate the successful implementation of essential RTI components, including high-quality classroom instruction, tiered instruction/intervention, ongoing student assessment, and family involvement.
Voices from the Field
College Gardens Elementary School's staff began implementing RTI as a systemic and systematic way to improve achievement for all students. In the latest Voices from the Field story
, Principal Albert P. DuPont describes how RTI has allowed his staff to develop a culture of shared leadership that allows everyone to participate in a collaborative, risk-taking environment.
Upcoming RTI Talk:
Carol Connor and Stephanie Al Otaiba on Differentiating Reading Instruction within the Core
April 23, 2009 at 1 p.m. ET
All teachers recognize the importance of matching literacy instruction to the ability level and needs of each child--but how can this crucial goal actually be accomplished? Join Carol M. Connor, Ph.D., and Stephanie Al Otaiba, Ph.D., of Florida State University and also the Florida Center of Reading Research (FCRR) as they answer your questions about delivering high quality core instruction and differentiating instruction for struggling learners. Submit advance questions for the discussion now
or simply join the chat live on Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 1 p.m. ET