This course provides participants with the background and history of Response to Intervention. Participants explore school-wide screening, data-based decision making, progress monitoring, and culturally responsive assessment practices. Participants also analyze the characteristics of Tiers I, II, and III, recommend evidence-based interventions, and describe the roles of school personnel in Response to Intervention implementation.
Background and History of Response to Intervention
Summarize the history of Response to Intervention.
Explain the relationship of Response to Intervention to IDEA 2004 and No Child Left Behind.
Data Collection, Decision Making, and Implementation
Justify the role of school-wide screening.
Describe the process of data-based decision making.
Summarize the purpose and process of progress monitoring.
Discuss the challenges and importance of fidelity of implementation.
Explain the importance of culturally responsive assessment practices.
Principles of Response to Intervention
Formulate a rationale for Response to Intervention.
Describe the components of Response to Intervention.
Summarize the key characteristics of Tiers I, II, and III.
Analyze the levels of intensity of interventions implemented in Tiers I, II, and III.
Explain the importance of fluid student movement between tiers.
Articulate necessary factors to implement Response to Intervention for culturally and linguistically diverse learners.
Roles of School Personnel in Response to Intervention Implementation
Describe the roles of school personnel in Response to Intervention implementation.
Recommend ideas that support coordination and collaboration among stakeholders in the Response to Intervention process.
Selecting Curricula and Interventions
Analyze research-based curricula.
Recommend evidence-based interventions that differentiate instruction.
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