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caprice of their savage nature which, through causes unknown to us, may at any moment become excited and arrayed against us. Let us then be wise and avoid every measure that gives them any advantage over us. To those brethren who have gone from the...
with the poiiticians in Congress. When the excitement ends, we can talk to them. We do not wish to place ourselves in a state of antagonism, nor act defiantly toward this Govenunent. We will fulfill the letter, so far as practicable, of that...
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students. Unfortunately, there is a connection between the number of students who qualify for
Title I services and “children who are failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet state academic
standards” (USDOE, 2010b). Schools that have at...
interventions for ELLs with low literacy scores is another way this research has been applied to
the learning environment of the classroom to increase literacy experiences. When children
interact with multi-literacies, there are high levels of...
This project was implemented in the researchers’ sixth grade math class in hopes
of devising a structured remedy in aiding those students who receive insufficient help
from home on daily math concepts. The researcher...
Mattos, & Weber, 2009, p. 28). Fuchs, Mock, Morgan, and Young (2003) prefer standard
protocol because “everyone knows what to implement, and it is easier to train practitioners to
conduct an intervention correctly and to assess the accuracy of...
reading” (p. 283). They continue to explain “the assessments should be sufficiently sensitive to
small changes in the student’s reading performance” (Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 283). Besides
indicating student growth, progress monitoring...
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...
Students Who Benefit from RTI
Kamps et al. (2007) compared the effects of English language learners (ELL) receiving
Tier 2 interventions to ELL students being taught using a balanced literacy approach to reading.
The study found students...
Concerns for the Success of RTI
Understanding and integration of scientific research is a requirement for good instruction
using the RTI format. For this reason, it is imperative teachers not only have strong background
in research but also have...
Perceptions of Teachers Concerning RTI
In their study, Greenfield et al. (2010) found that teachers in their first year of school-wide
RTI implementation used progress monitoring more strategically and became more
confident in using the data...
to an hour or less. To form a baseline of information concerning teachers’ overall understanding
of the RTI framework, the researcher began with interview questions created by Terry Ann
Paradis (2011) from her dissertation. The questions were...
through monthly notes giving the number of lessons attended, reading level of student, rate and
accuracy, and any other relevant comments.
Teachers, along with colleagues in the school teaching the same grade level, special
placement did not involve much teacher input. Teachers were told when students would receive
Respondent Answers Related to Teacher Input
Question Number 3 Similar Responses 2 Similar Responses Divergent Responses
Stress is a part of every teacher’s life. The participants in this study identified many
factors adding stress to their lives. One teacher mentioned the expectation to have all students
reading on benchmark and the challenge of uncooperative...
implement new programs every year. One teacher said her greatest barrier was there was not
enough of her to go around to help all of the students all of the time. Table 5 represents teachers
responses related to RTI’s effect on teaching.
and student learning. As Hall (2008) points out, “a major impediment to full implementation of
RTI occurs when teachers have the data but don’t know how to analyze them” (p. 5). Hall (2008)
goes on to add, “Far too often schools that...