SHERRELL VAN "JACK" SAWYERS Biography Jack Sawyers, t h e name h e usually goes b y , was born August 28, 1933. I n J o s e p h , Utah, to Bill Mac a n d Irene Miller Sawyers. He attended the f i r s t a n d second g r a d e in Joseph and completed...
2003). In addition to improving the core academic instruction, by working together, educators
will have the opportunity to focus on instruction and monitoring students’ response to accurately
determine those in need of special education...
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meet and share should have priority. The school administration and school leadership team must implement these learning opportunities (Clauset & Murphy, 2012). Time for faculty to collaborate should be...
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This research utilized a descriptive case study. The intent of the research was not to provide results that are generalizable to all educational settings, rather it is to provide...
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Teacher Knowledge and Implementation, Fechtelkotter (2010) Response-To-Intervention in Schools: A Survey of Current Practices and Teacher Perceptions in Two States, and guided questions provided in...
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The purpose of the study was to examine the perceptions of general education teachers on the school-wide implementation of RTI. The study provided the researcher with usable data to...
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I have made many small changes in implementing RTI. The most significant change is letting the assessments guide my instruction rather than using them to be a summary of how students have done. I have...
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In conclusion this chapter presents the study finding revealed by the teacher survey. The findings of this study were organized in reference to the research questions and themes that...
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Mandates, like NCLB (2002) and IDEIA (2004), include high expectations for student proficiency, quality instruction, and research-based strategies which address achievement...
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Summary of Findings
In order to implement RTI, teachers must have knowledge of its framework and components. Using the results of the survey all of the teachers felt like they had adequate knowledge of...
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Teachers were asked to measure their level of fidelity of RTI implementation on a one to six scale, with six being a high level of fidelity. The range varied from a score of three to six. A nine of the...
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suggestions made from Darling-Hammond and McLaughlin (1995), and produced positive results.
Teacher knowledge of RTI.
Fourteen of the teachers were new to systematic school-wide RTI implementation. The...
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districts have 100% of building fully implemented” (p. 14). While this school may not be at 100% implementation, they have made huge gains within the school year. All of the participants at the...
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changes they are making are having positive results. Fourteen of the participants in this study have witnessed that RTI has resulted in a proactive system that better meets the needs of all students....
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This study is important because it shows the value of professional development within a school. Districts are spending massive amounts of money on professional development and teacher improvement...
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8. What specific student outcomes have you observed as a result of RTI?
9. What further needs do you have in regards to RTI implementation?
10. On a scale of 1-6, (6 being full fidelity in...
amount of data collected in this school and their focus on collaboration, the researcher was
concerned time taken to collect and analyze data and focused interaction with collaborating
educators was not developed to its fullest potential. Even...
Frequent opportunities of choice
Develop high interest activities
Brisk pace of instruction
Active student involvement
Provide frequent teacher feedback and encouragement
Provide models of correct independent work
Be consistent in managing...
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outcomes, from “ineffective” to “highly effective”. Based on their research, Gresham et
al. (2001) provided a number of recommendations in designing an effective social skills
Assignment: Create a Content Inventory and Site Diagram
Conduct a content inventory on a small local restaurant or club's web site. In order to keep this
assignment to a reasonable size, it is suggested that you not use a...