Fantuzzo et al., 2005; Mead, 2008). Caucasian and Asian children demonstrated higher levels of
skill in reading (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl). Research by
Fantuzzo et al. concluded “African American, Hispanic, and...
counterparts (NAEP, 2011). RTI gives educators the flexibility to meet the needs of diverse
learners to help all students find success in learning to read.
Another group of students who would benefit from the focused and individualized nature
would be made in moving the group up or down reading levels, adjusting the group members, or
pacing the lesson more quickly. Two teachers reported they did not have much of a role in
choosing interventions for Tier 2 and 3 interventions. They...
had to work through the RTI model. She did not believe RTI could diagnose, but the explicit
teaching and repetition of the interventions helped some students become successful readers.
Respondent Answers Related to RTI Framework
Best Spelling Practices in Classroom Instruction
Chapter 1 - Introduction
There are many challenges that face educators regarding how to effectively teach
spelling. Gentry stated, “Spelling really does matter and that, as educators, we need to...
Gentry (2004) states that there are five different methods of spelling instruction used in
these basals, the instruction associated with each of the five methods varies greatly. Method one
is what Gentry calls the “one size fits all” spelling...
4. What are some important points to remember about teaching spelling? The key points
addressed are spelling must be taught, it must be individualized to meet the needs of the
students and it must be taught across the curriculum. Teachers...
greater than that for proficient readers” (2011, p.3). Perhaps, instead of pushing all students to fit
a prescribed expectation in reading no matter what; the educational system either needs to
develop another avenue of learning for resistant...
sixth grade. The DIBELS assessment is given in K-6 classrooms three times per year. It is an
individualized test with the proctor working one-on-one with students to assess their growth
throughout the year (Good, R. H., & Kaminski, R. A.,...
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building, this remedial academic support program provides individualized assistance for students in strengthening their math, reading and writing skills to the level where they can be successful in the appropriate training...
For the next six weeks the Words Their Way spelling program was used to teach spelling.
This consisted of specific groups of students at each level of spelling development, ranging from
students in the within-word patterns to...
35. Describe any instances when you felt pressure to change how you teach, or what you teach
due to federal, state, or local initiatives.
36. Do you have any other thoughts that you want to share about RTI or federal, state, or...
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How can the more developed nations build stronger partnerships with BRICs? And secondly, the
subject today, how does Brazil become “o melhor dos BRICs.” (The best of the BRICs.)
Together, more developed nations such as the...
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individualized assistance to help the student complete his/her educational program.
11. If the institution has processed Title IV loans or is currently processing Title IV loans, it has a default management plan that meets...
Another purpose of this study was to better involve parents in the decision-making
concerning discipline measures taken when assisting target students. Research has shown,
“students whose parents are involved in their education often show...
This chapter is outlined by first revisiting the problem and issues and why they are
important to this final discussion. Next, the similarities and differences between the results of
this study and that of others are...
and/or movements and gestures not coinciding with instructional activity (Fayne & Gettinger,
1982). Students exhibiting disruptive behaviors that occur frequently and are often intense in
nature are of most concern. When a student’s disruptive...