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How RtI Changes Special Education

  • Topics

    RtI Math > Implementation > Learn What Works
  • Grade Level

    Primary (K-3), Middle School (6-8), Intermediate (4-6)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

Dr. Tilly traces some of the major changes that have occurred in special education practice in Iowa as a result of RtI implementation. He describes the RtI influence on the process of diagnosing learning needs, the move away from disability labels, the use of different types of assessments, and the emphasis on targeted instructional strategies. Dr. Tilly is Director of Innovation and Accountability at Iowa Heartland Area Education Agency #11