Best Practices at Tier 3 [Elementary]: Intensive Interventions for Remediation, Elementary (An RTI model guide for implementing Tier 3 interventions in primary school classrooms)

Best Practices at Tier 3 [Elementary]: Intensive Interventions for Remediation, Elementary (An RTI model guide for implementing Tier 3 interventions in primary school classrooms)

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Overview

Meet the needs of students who have fallen the furthest behind. Created for grade K–5 educators, this guide details how to implement intensive interventions at Tier 3 of the RTI at Work™ process. Discover practices and strategies to intervene successfully when students struggle with core content, as well as with foundational skills from previous school years.

The RTI at Work™ inverted pyramid is designed to continually focus a school’s collective attention and resources to a single point: the individual child.

TIER 1

A coherent and viable core curriculum that embeds ongoing monitoring for all students

TIER 2

Immediate and targeted interventions systematically applied and monitored for any students not achieving

TIER 3

Intensive interventions focused on closing gaps

Use this guide to improve your school so students receive the support they need to learn at the highest levels:


  • Study the critical elements of the RTI at Work™ process.
  • Understand the role of teams, specifically the leadership and intervention teams, in implementing Tier 3 interventions.
  • Learn how to collaboratively design and deliver instruction to students needing intensive intervention with a multitiered system of support (MTSS).
  • Examine the role of assessment at Tier 3 and discover strategies for using assessment data to monitor learning.
  • Acquire best practices for delivering intensive behavior interventions according to the RTI model.

Contents:

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Power and Purpose of Tier 3 Interventions

Chapter 2: The Need for Collective Responsibility

Chapter 3: Collaborative Team Structures at Tier 3

Chapter 4: Tier 3 Design to Ensure High Levels of Learning

Chapter 5: Convergent Assessment for Targeting at Tier 3

Chapter 6: Behavior Supports at Tier 3

Chapter 7: Academic Instruction at Tier 3

Chapter 8: Personalized Learning for Teams

Final Thoughts

Appendix: Resources and Tools

References and Resources

Index

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781943874392
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
Publication date: 04/10/2020
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 651,329
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors ix

Introduction 1

The Importance of Effective Interventions 2

The RTI at Work Pyramid 3

About This Book 12

1 The Power and Purpose of Tier 3 Intensive Interventions 15

The Foundation at Tiers 1 and 2 16

RTI at Work and PLCs 19

RTI Alignment at Tiers 1, 2, and 3 25

Conclusion 25

Chapter 1 Action Steps 29

27 The Need for Collective Commitment and Responsibility 31

Bubble Students 34

Lessons Learned 36

Tools and Strategies to Establish and Reinforce Collective Commitments and Responsibilities 39

The Leadership Teams' Work for All Students 45

Conclusion 47

Chapter 2 Action Steps 47

3 Collaborative Team Structures at Tier 3 49

The Leadership Team and the Intervention Team 49

The Relationship Between Tier 3 Interventions and Special Education 62

Split Funding to Support Interventions 67

Tools to Support Teamwork 67

Conclusion 70

Chapter 3 Action Steps 71

4 Tier 3 Design to Ensure High Levels of Learning 73

The Foundation at Tiers 1 and 2 75

The Design of Tier 3 75

Critical Questions for Designing Tier 3 81

Conclusion 88

Chapter 4 Action Steps 88

5 Convergent Assessment for Targeting at Tier 3 91

The Foundation at Tiers 1 and 2 91

Identifying and Targeting Needs at Tier 3 95

Establishing Learning Progressions 100

Monitoring Student Progress 104

Revising and Extending Support at Tier 3 110

Using Tools to Support Your Work 112

Conclusion 116

Chapter 5 Action Steps 116

6 Behavior Supports at Tier 3 119

The Foundation at Tiers 1 and 2 120

Social and Emotional Learning 122

The Roles and Responsibilities of Teams in Behavior Interventions 131

The Need for Varied Team Expertise 133

How to Target Students' Behavior Needs 134

Progress Monitoring for Behavior 142

Self-Monitoring and Self-Management at Tier 3 146

Safe and Inclusive Schools 160

Conclusion 161

Chapter 6 Action Steps 162

Behavior Observation Tool 164

Individual Behavior Tracking Sheet Example 165

Individual Behavior Tracking Sheet 166

7 Academic Instruction at Tier 3 167

The Foundation at Tiers 1 and 2 167

Instructional Design for Diverse Learners 170

The Significance of Collaborative Teams 177

Roles and Responsibilities of Teams at Tier 3 180

Collaboration to Determine Targeted Needs at Tier 3 184

Strategies for Best Practice 187

Conclusion 197

Chapter 7 Action Steps 198

8 Personalized Learning for Teams 199

Activity 1 Planning Instruction for All Students 200

Activity 2 Teaching Essential Academic and Social Behaviors 204

Activity 3 Using Collaborative Structures to Ensure High Levels of Learning at Tier 3 206

Activity 4 Determining Learning Progressions 209

Activity 5 Determining Team Membership 212

Activity 6 Targeting Individual Student Needs 214

Activity 7 Leadership Team Monitoring Plan 216

Activity 8 Getting to Know Our Learners 216

Conclusion 221

Chapter 8 Action Steps 221

Epilogue: Final Thoughts 223

Appendix: Resources and Tools 227

References and Resources 231

Index 241

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