How Does Rti Helps School Districts Recognize Students Who Are Below Grade Level And Provides Progress Monitoring?

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RTI helps school districts recognize students who are below grade level and provides progress monitoring, interventions and intense instruction (O’Meara). The RTI framework consists of three components, the assessment process, tiered interventions and the problem solving method (Appelbaum). Tier 1 provides instruction that is curriculum aligned, utilizes differentiated instruction and feedback on progress (Searle). If a student is struggling in tier 1, they are moved to tier 2. Tier 2 offers students additional services and academic support (O’Meara). Students in tier 2, receive general classroom instruction in the classroom, with additional instruction in any weak areas of content (Searle). For students that need more support than offered in tier 2 are put into tier 3(O’Meara). Students in tier 3 require individualized instruction and academic support in a one on one setting with a special educator. Tier 3 students are pulled out of the classroom when students are working independently, this is so students in tier 3 do not miss out on general curriculum (Searle). This paper will explore further in depth the RTI framework.

Response to Intervention/Response to Instruction (RTI) is important to understand because it is an arrangement designed to cater to the demands of all students. RTI strives to meet those needs by providing students with the necessary support required for success. The RTI process utilizes data and other information to help recognize students who are below…
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