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The One-Stop Guide to Implementing RTI
Academic and Behavioral Interventions, K-12



October 2008 | 160 pages | Corwin

Published in Association with Appelbaum Training Institute

'This strategy-based book has all the implementation tools under one cover! Appelbaum takes all the research and converts it into an easy-to-read book. There's a how-to chapter on collaboration to create powerful RTI teams, a chapter on how to differentiate for tiered instruction, and chapter upon chapter packed with research-based academic and behavioral interventions. Plus, it's packed with the forms that schools need to implement RTI'

Peggy Hammeken, Author of The Teacher's Guide to Inclusive Education

Founder, Peytral Publications

'Finally, a practical yet comprehensive research-based book on RTI, written in an easy-to-read manner! Filled with forms, this is an invaluable tool for implementing RTI' —Robert Underwood, Principal

Throckmorton ISD, TX

Use this nuts-and-bolts guide to implement RTI schoolwide and help all your students succeed!

Concise and reader-friendly, this resource walks readers through the complete process of implementing Response to Intervention (RTI) in the classroom and schoolwide. School leaders will find practical how-to's for instruction and developing collaborative teams, and teachers will be able to use more than 100 research-based academic and behavioral interventions to improve learning in all subject areas. This essential guide includes reproducibles and covers:

Progress monitoring and universal screening basics

Current research and examples of tiered instruction in action

Clearly defined team responsibilities

Techniques for differentiating instruction

Research-based interventions for literacy and mathematics

Data collection, fidelity of implementation, and professional development

These readily accessible strategies help teachers and school leaders provide students with the individualized support and high-quality instruction they need to succeed.

 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
1. Response to Intervention (RTI): The Major Shift in Education
 
2. Framework for RTI Collaboration and Teamwork
 
3. Academic Interventions: Literacy and Math
 
4. Academic Interventions to Improve Learning in All Subject Areas
 
5. Differentiating Instruction
 
6. Positive Behavior Intervention and Support: An Overview
 
7. Antecedent Interventions
 
8. Alternative Skill Interventions
 
Conclusion
 
Appendix
 
References
 
Index

"Finally, a practical yet comprehensive research-based book on RTI, written in an easy-to-read manner! Appelbaum packs it all into this book. It's strategy-based, filled with forms, and an invaluable tool for implementing RTI."

Robert Underwood, Principal
Throckmorton ISD, TX

"This strategy-based book has all the implementation tools under one cover! Appelbaum takes all the research and converts it into an easy-to-read book. There's a how-to chapter on collaboration to create powerful RTI teams, a chapter on how to differentiate for tiered instruction, and chapter upon chapter packed with research-based academic and behavioral interventions. Plus, it's packed with the forms that schools need to implement RTI."

Peggy Hammeken, Author, The Teacher's Guide to Inclusive Education
Founder, Peytral Publications

I like the simple but detailed explanation about RtI. It makes it very easy to explain it to students that have never heard of RtI but need to know the importance of it.

Dr Denise Raffigan
Education Division, Carthage College
October 2, 2011

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface

Chapter 1: Response to Intervention (RTI)


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Maryln S. Appelbaum

Maryln Appelbaum is well-known internationally as an outstanding authority on children, education, and families. She has worked as a teacher, an administrator, and a therapist and has been a consultant throughout the United States. She has written more than 30 how-to books geared exclusively for educators and parents. She has been interviewed on television and radio talks shows and has been quoted in newspapers including USA Today. She owns a seminar training company, Appelbaum Training Institute, with her son, Marty Appelbaum, and they and their speakers train educators all over the world. She has master’s degrees in both psychology and... More About Author

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