Are you confused about how to support the social-behavioral needs of your learners as you return to school this fall? How can you ensure that all students, including those with intensive needs, have access to instruction regardless of virtual, in-person, or hybrid learning? In this webinar, Dr. Teri Marx and Stacy Hirt from the National Center on Intensive Intervention and Dr. Leanne Hawken, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Special Education at the University of Utah, highlight strategies schools should consider in relationship to their implementation of social-behavioral supports across the continuum of tiers in a multi-tiered system of support framework as they return to school during COVID-19 restrictions.
This webinar, led by Dr. Russell Gersten, provided an overview of the research related to RTI and mathematics and described specific guidelines for implementation for grades K-7. The topics discussed included effective instructional practices for interventions, strategies for screening and progress monitoring, and criteria to think about when selecting intervention curricula. The webinar also offered a candid appraisal of the quality and quantity of research on these topics.
This webinar, led by Dr. Daryl Mellard and Sara Prewett, provided an overview of current RTI practices in middle schools across the nation. The webinar also included information about how selected schools are implementing RTI in the middle grades.
In this webinar, Dr. Katie Klingler Tackett provides an overview of Schoolwide Multi-Level Prevention Systems, one of the essential components of RTI. She discusses why this is important and how to use a multi-level prevention system within an RTI framework.
In this webinar Dr. Tessie Rose Bailey, provides an overview of the essential components of RTI including screening, progress monitoring, a school-wide, multi-level prevention system, and data-based decision making.
In this webinar, Dr. Darren Woodruff and Debra Jennings, co-director of the Region 1 Parent Technical Assistance Center in New Jersey, discuss research related to parent involvement in the RTI process. They provide a general overview of research related to family engagement, a construct for developing strategies for intentional family engagement when implementing RTI, and discuss the importance of collaborating with OSEP-funded Parent Centers in addressing family engagement.
This webinar, led by Dr. Rob Horner, described school-wide systems of early literacy and behavior support, which have been successfully used in over 10,000 elementary and middle schools. Data was presented on the impact of investing in preventive behavior support on both social and literacy outcomes. The topics discussed included the core features of tiered behavioral intervention systems as well as examples of strategies and implementation in elementary and middle schools.
This webinar, led by Dr. Julie Esparza Brown, Dr. Amanda Sanford, and Erin Lolich focused on improving educational outcomes for ELLs through culturally and linguistically responsive implementation of an RTI framework in the area of elementary reading. Specifically, it discussed critical considerations to appropriately utilize screening and progress monitoring data with ELL students to improve reading outcomes by addressing the factors that influence ELL students' academic success. Recommendations were provided for the appropriate selection and use of screening and progress monitoring data based on students' unique backgrounds and needs. A case study was provided to illustrate these recommendations with a first grade ELL student.
In this webinar, Amy Peterson provides an overview of universal screening, why screening is important and how to use screening data to make data based decisions.
Dr. Doug Fuchs, Nicholas Hobbs Professor of Special Education and Human Development and Co-Director of Vanderbilt University's Kennedy Center Reading Clinic, presents a summary of his recent article published in Exceptional Children. Dr. Fuchs emphasizes the importance and relevance of tertiary prevention and describes the process of data-based individualization.