Educators Maneuvering the Challenges of RTI Conferences: Guidelines for Success

Sylvester, Ruth; Lewis, Sally V.; Severance, Jeri-Lynne
December 2011
Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin;Winter2012, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p27
Academic Journal
As a result of response to intervention (RTI), a data-based approach to identifying children with learning disabilities, many teachers will conduct meetings that extend beyond the typical parent-teacher conference. In this article, we offer tips for facilitating constructive parent-teacher conferences. We provide an introduction to RTI, followed by an overview of the Ecological Model of Child Development and Invitational Theory of Practice that frame our guidelines to help teachers conduct professional and productive parent-teacher conferences.


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