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Best Practices at Tier 1

Author : Gayle Gregory
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Effective instruction is not an individual pursuit. Teachers can only achieve it through collaboration. Best Practices at Tier 1: Daily Differentiation for Effective Instruction, Elementary details key collaborative strategies to improve core instruction and ensure learning for all. Authors Gayle Gregory, Martha Kaufeldt, and Mike Mattos offer K5 teachers proven response to intervention (RTI) strategies to differentiate instruction, engage students, increase success, and avoid additional intervention. Using this book, teachers will gain the best practices to support student learning during core instruction.

Best Practices at Tier 3

Author : Paula Rogers
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"In Best Practices at Tier 3: Intensive Interventions for Remediation, Elementary, authors Paula Rogers, W. Richard Smith, Austin Buffum, and Mike Mattos provide grades K-5 educators research-based response to intervention (RTI) strategies to meet the needs of students who have fallen the furthest behind in the classroom. These students struggle with what is being taught currently in the classroom as well as the basic, foundational skills that are taught in previous school years. The best way educators can intervene when students struggle is by implementing an effective RTI process through a supportive professional learning community (PLC) framework. By reading Best Practices at Tier 3, educators will learn how to improve their school's Tier 3 intensive interventions so that students receive the support they need to learn at the highest levels"--

Best Practices at Tier 2 Elementary

Author : Sharon V. Kramer
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Move away from the way we have always done things and embrace an improved approach to student intervention. At Tier 2 of the RTI at Work(tm) process, interventions do not require hiring additional staff, buying more resources, or extending the school day. Instead, this book offers a step-by-step process for how to use your current time and resources to ensure all students learn at high levels. Use this resource to successfully respond to students when they do not learn: Receive proven, practical strategies and tools for creating Tier 2 interventions. Discover the foundational principles of effective educational practices. Understand the roles of teacher, leadership, and intervention teams in the response to intervention (RTI) system. Gain tips and best practices for determining student learning levels and how to move student learning forward. Review structures and schedules that build time in the school day to support students who need interventions in an elementary education setting. Contents: Introduction Chapter 1: Making a Case for Doing Things Differently Chapter 2: Using Collaborative Teams for Effective Intervention Chapter 3: Getting to Targeted and Specific Interventions Chapter 4: Using Data to Target Tier 2 Interventions Chapter 5: Implementing Powerful Instructional Supports Chapter 6: Building Time in the Schedule for Additional Support Epilogue

Multi Tiered Systems of Support in Elementary Schools

Author : Alison G. Clark
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Multi-Tiered Systems of Support in Elementary Schools is the leadership handbook and practitioner’s field guide to implementation of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) in elementary schools, leading to improved student outcomes and school safety. Schools can creatively customize replicable best practices using this in-depth operations manual to guide MTSS teams in planning and delivering tiers of academic and integrated social-emotional and behavioral supports to meet the needs of all students. This text introduces Healthy Minds, Safe Schools, an evidence-based program that significantly improves student well-being, school safety, and teacher feelings of self-efficacy for delivering social-emotional and behavioral curriculum in the classroom. Featuring team exercises and real perspectives from educators, this text shows how to make incremental yet manageable changes at elementary schools in accordance with public policy mandates and evidence-based practices by developing smart teams and programs, identifying roles and responsibilities, implementing layers of academic support and services, improving social-emotional and behavioral health of students, and creating an inclusive school culture. It details organizational psychology and socially just educational practices and is a handbook aligned with the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center guidebook for preventing school violence and with the National Center for School Mental Health Curriculum

Hatching Results for Elementary School Counseling

Author : Trish Hatch
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With case studies, examples, templates, charts, graphs, and images, you’ll create and implement high-quality Tier 1 systems of support, including core curriculum classroom lessons and schoolwide activities.

Dropout Prevention

Author : C. Lee Goss
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Meeting a crucial need, this book presents effective prevention and intervention methods that can help all students stay--and succeed--in school. The authors emphasize that dropout is a process, not an event. They provide tools for identifying dropout risk (including academic, behavior, and attendance problems) and strategies for problem solving and data-based decision making at the elementary and secondary levels. Illustrative case examples and reproducible checklists and tools enhance this user-friendly resource. The print book has a large-size format with lay-flat binding to facilitate photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.

Why Do English Learners Struggle With Reading

Author : John J. Hoover
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Make the right instructional and eligibility decisions to help your English Learners! Do your students' reading difficulties reflect language acquisition issues or a learning disability? Now in an updated second edition, this essential guide helps educators make informed choices about strategies and services to support English Learners, and includes: Nine common misconceptions that can lead to wrongful placement of students in Special Education A new chapter on evidence-based practices for success in teaching reading to students learning English Appropriate techniques to use when assessing students for special education Expanded coverage of Response to Intervention to include a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS)

Supporting English Learners in the Classroom

Author : Eric M. Haas
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This resource offers educators evidence-based best practices to help them address the individual needs of English learners with academic challenges and those who have been referred for special education services. The authors include guidance and specific tools to help districts, schools, and classrooms use multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) and other interventions.

Early Childhood Education

Author : Gina Coffee
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In the past several years, models of multi-tiered service delivery have emerged as a framework for supporting the needs of school-aged children in schools across the country and have received much attention in scholarly publications of education and related fields. Despite the needs of young children and the promise of early intervention, however, models of multi-tiered service delivery are only in the beginning stages of development in early childhood education settings such as preschools. This text provides early-childhood professionals with an introduction to tiered service delivery and practical considerations in the implementation of a multi-tier system of supports with particular emphasis on early childhood law and ethics, assessment and intervention, developmental disabilities, and family engagement.

Launching RTI Comprehension Instruction with Shared Reading

Author : Nancy N. Boyles
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"Now you can easily deliver the shared reading comprehension lessons you need to launch RTI Tier 1 instruction—setting the stage for Tier 1 small-group instruction as well as Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions. Launching RTI Comprehension Instruction with Shared Reading provides intermediate-grade teachers with: •Flexible shared reading plans for 45-, 60-, and 90-minute instructional blocks and guidelines to implement Tier 2 and Tier 3 comprehension interventions; •Criteria to select comprehension objectives, choose texts, and create lessons that support students before, during, and after reading; •Strategies that move students toward independence in meeting comprehension objectives through explicit, systematic instruction that culminates in written response; •Assessment rubrics, checklists, and anchor sets to evaluate students' literature responses; •Lessons and support materials for 40 different objectives organized into four thinking strands: forming a general understanding, developing an interpretation, making reader/text connections, and examining content and structure; and •Independent follow-up activities in oral language, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing that help students apply what they have learned in the shared lesson. Tips for adapting instruction to English language learners and reflection questions at the end of each chapter round out this complete resource. The included CD provides modifiable electronic versions of planning and support documents, along with additional lesson materials not included in the book."

Promoting Academic Success with English Language Learners

Author : Craig A. Albers
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Educators and school psychologists throughout the country are working with growing numbers of English language learners (ELLs), but often feel unprepared to help these students excel. This highly informative book presents evidence-based strategies for promoting proficiency in academic English and improving outcomes in a response-to-intervention (RTI) framework. Illustrated with a detailed case example, the book describes best practices for working with K-5 ELLs in all stages of RTI: universal screening, progress monitoring, data collection, decision making, and intensifying instruction. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes more than two dozen reproducible worksheets. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.

RtI in Math

Author : Linda Forbringer
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Learn how to help K–8 students who struggle in math. This book provides a variety of clear, practical strategies that can be implemented right away to boost student achievement. You will find out how to design lessons that work with struggling learners, implement the recommendations for math intervention from the What Works Clearinghouse, use praise and self-motivation more effectively, develop number sense and computational fluency, teach whole numbers and fractions, increase students’ problem-solving abilities, and more! Extensive examples are provided for each strategy, as well as lesson plans, games, and resources.

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics

Author : John A. Van de Walle
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Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally.

Implementing Response to Intervention in Elementary and Secondary Schools

Author : Matthew K. Burns
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A guide for implementing a school-wide RTI model, from assessment and decision-making to Tiers I, II, and III interventions. It is accompanied by a CD which include examples of forms, checklists, reports, and progress monitoring materials for the practitioner.

MTSS Reading The Elementary Essentials

Author : Karen Kemp
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Multi-Tier Systems of Support (MTSS) is a proven framework that incorporates problem solving and data-based decision making to match instruction to student need at various levels. The framework has been most effectively applied in elementary schools and is based on the premise that educators need to dialogue early and often about how to best teach every student to read. Schools and districts focused on student success use this tiered process as a systematic way to address the needs of underachieving students. This reference guide is designed to provide elementary educators with critical information about reading within an MTSS framework. It also offers practical strategies to use in the major areas of reading for students who require additional exposures within the core reading program.

Hatching Tier Two and Three Interventions in Your Elementary School Counseling Program

Author : Trish Hatch
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Ready your school counseling program for the kids who need it the most! When you provide the right intervention for a student in need, you make a positive classroom experience possible—for that student and the entire school. This hands-on guide offers a systematic, evidence-based approach to implementing high-quality, targeted, data-driven interventions within an MTSS. Features include: • Thorough exploration of Tier 2 and Tier 3 activities • Guidelines for progress monitoring and collaboration with teachers and family • Templates for developing action plans • Web-based resources, including downloadable templates and a discussion guide • Personal stories from practicing counselors and teachers of the year

Handbook of Response to Intervention

Author : Shane R. Jimerson
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The Second Edition of this essential handbook provides a comprehensive, updated overview of the science that informs best practices for the implementation of response to intervention (RTI) processes within Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) to facilitate the academic success of all students. The volume includes insights from leading scholars and scientist-practitioners to provide a highly usable guide to the essentials of RTI assessment and identification as well as research-based interventions for improving students’ reading, writing, oral, and math skills. New and revised chapters explore crucial issues, define key concepts, identify topics warranting further study, and address real-world questions regarding implementation. Key topics include: Scientific foundations of RTI Psychometric measurement within RTI RTI and social behavior skills The role of consultation in RTI Monitoring response to supplemental services Using technology to facilitate RTI RTI and transition planning Lessons learned from RTI programs around the country The Second Edition of the Handbook of Response to Intervention is an essential resource for researchers, graduate students, and professionals/scientist-practitioners in child and school psychology, special and general education, social work and counseling, and educational policy and politics.

Building Your School s Capacity to Implement RTI

Author : Patricia Addison
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The guide gives your leadership team all the tools it needs to plan RTI and determine how it will be implemented regardless of the RTI model being followed. --From publisher description

Supporting the Whole Child

Author : Marge Scherer
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This e-book, a collection of articles from Educational Leadership and other ASCD publications explores what it means to "support the whole child." In these articles, authors ponder the various meanings of support in the classroom, school, and community. This third in a four-book series exploring whole child education ends by emphasizing another maxim of good teaching: Hold high expectations for your students. Our authors agree: With the right supports, students are capable of doing more than even they think they can.

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