Establish a systemwide framework for RtI to support the three recommended practices.

Implementation encompasses the groundwork and support needed to put the recommended practices into action. RtI begins with a systemwide framework that includes universal screening and ongoing progress monitoring, differentiated instruction based on data, and systematic teaching that is explicit and focused on foundational skills. Districts and schools need leadership and specific guidance at all levels to support implementation of the components of a multi-tiered system. State-level leadership teams can inform policy decisions and provide guidance on assessments, instructional resources, and funding allocation. Some states have provided high-level support for RtI implementation through special training or technical assistance centers that are charged with working with local districts and schools. In those cases, district-level teams can access professional development and coaching in RtI implementation. Schools will need to provide extensive training and ongoing support to staff to ensure fidelity and sustain an RtI framework

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Planning a Data Day

RtI school and district leadership teams can use this tool to discuss whether or not a “data day” is appropriate for their situation or use the questions to plan a data review process more suited...

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06/23/2014
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School Self-Assessment: Implementing RtI Components

This self-assessment tool can be used by principals at schools that are already implementing RtI to refine and improve schoolwide practices. Principals should work with reading and special...

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06/23/2014
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Learning Together About Implementing Response to Intervention in Reading

This blueprint for a professional development activity is designed to engage K-2 teachers in discussions of common issues that arise in planning and implementing a Response to Intervention...

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06/23/2014
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RtI Parent Guides

Materials from two states are included in this resource. Pennsylvania schools provide parents with a guide that describes the RtI framework and components. Oregon schools provide a parent brochure...

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06/23/2014
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RtI Comprehensive Evaluation Tool

Colorado schools use this tool to evaluate RtI components that are already in place and to identify continuing needs in key RtI areas such as leadership, curriculum and instruction, problem solving...

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06/23/2014
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Progress Monitoring Training Plan

This training plan was included in a presentation on Pennsylvania's statewide progress monitoring initiative. It shows a plan for training staff on the principles of progress monitoring and a...

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06/23/2014
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Professional Development Continuum

This professional development tool from Colorado shows a training continuum for RtI components starting at a beginning level and proceeding through an advanced level for administrators and staff....

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06/23/2014
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Funding Considerations for Implementing RtI

RtI funding is available from a variety of existing resources. This guide from the Pennsylvania Department of Education provides a short description of potential funding sources and the RtI...

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06/23/2014
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Scaling-Up Instruction and Technical Assistance Briefs

The State Implementation of Scaling-Up Evidence-Based Practices (SISEP) Center briefs help build state capacity for scaling up education practices. The first provides a framework for state...

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06/23/2014
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Powerful RtI Training Experiences

Powerful RtI Training Experiences

Wendy Robinson coordinates Heartland AEA's Instructional Decision Making project. She describes training experiences that are effective for communication, allocating intervention resources, and...

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06/23/2014
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RtI Implementation Self Report

This form gives Pennsylvania schools a structure for reporting the status of RtI implementation across ten effectiveness indicators. Indicators represent key areas of the state's RtI framework. In...

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06/23/2014
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Charting the Path

Charting the Path

Principal Bobbie Lamond explains her role in the school's evolution of RtI. The sample material, RtI Implementation Self Report, is used to chart school progress. She also discusses the grade-level...

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06/23/2014
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