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The Best of Corwin: Response to Intervention

The Best of Corwin: Response to Intervention

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May 2015 | 208 pages | Corwin
The ultimate guide to RTIThe Best of Corwin series showcases key chapters from critically acclaimed Corwin publications for a powerful compilation of perspectives on important education issues and topics. This resource guides practitioners through the challenging and ultimately rewarding process of implementingáresponse to intervention (RTI). The chapters address critical factors such as collecting and using valid and reliable data, choosing methods that are responsive to individual student needs, and implementing processes with fidelity. The authors describe RTI through various lenses: Behavioral interventionsGrade-level approaches from elementary through high schoolStrategies tailored to English learnersSpecific content areas, including reading and mathAlso included are assessment strategies and a framework for data-based decision making. Readers will find a variety of perspectives from leading experts who show how to use RTI to help students achieve success in school, making this collection a must-have for every educator.
Cara F. Shores
Cara F. Shores
About the Editor
About the Contributors
William N. Bender and Cara F. Shores
1. Response to Intervention
Cara F. Shores and Kim Chester
2. Determining Appropriate Research-Based Interventions
Catherine Collier
3. Framework for Instructional Intervention With Diverse Learners
Susan L. Hall
4. Using Progress Monitoring Data
Evelyn S. Johnson, Lori Smith, and Monica L. Harris
5. Leadership Perspectives on RTI
William N. Bender and Martha J. Larkin
6. The Reading Brain and Literacy Instruction
Paul J. Riccomini and Bradley S. Witzel
7. Mathematics Intervention Overview
Bob Algozzine, Ann P. Daunic, and Stephen W. Smith
8. Classroom Interventions and Individual Behavior Plans
Daryl F. Mellard and Evelyn S. Johnson
9. Fidelity of Implementation

"This includes many invaluable chapters and topics, from determining applications of research-based intervention models to RTI leadership, using progress monitoring data, and much more. An invaluable, top pick for any educators' library!"

James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief
The Midwest Book Review, March 2012

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Chapter One: Response to Intervention

Cara F. Shores

Cara Shores began her career as a special education teacher and taught children in both pullout and inclusive classrooms. Shores has trained thousands of teachers and administrators across the United States on practical strategies for inclusion, co-teaching, and increasing achievement for all students through differentiated instruction and RTI. She provides regional and national training for the Council for Exceptional Children. She is co-author of Response to Intervention: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher. Shores now serves as the president of Wesley Educational Services. She received her master’s degree and educational specialists’s... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781452217413