Response to Intervention: Helping All Students Learn

Gerzel-Short, Lydia; Wilkins, Elizabeth A.
March 2009
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Spring2009, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p106
Academic Journal
The article discusses the Response to Intervention (RTI), an initiative which supports the academic and behavioral intervention needs of the students implemented in the U.S. The initiative is created to generate consistent communication among school staff and maintain core instruction for all students. RTI is composed of universal screening and progress monitoring which determine the appropriate intervention for a student with learning disabilities. The components and levels of RTI models are explored. Suggestions on the successful implementation of the practice are provided.


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