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Response to Intervention


Response to Intervention



Response to Intervention

(RTI) is a multi-tiered approach to help struggling learners. Students' progress is closely monitored at each stage of intervention to determine the need for further research-based instruction and/or intervention in general education, in special education, or both.


This page lists links to information on RtI, suggestions for intervention, and research on progress monitoring.

Please check back regularly as I will add resources all year.


Sharon Arnn Bryant

, Intervention Specialist


***Intervention Central

Graphs to use, Assessment materials, Quick Checks - everything you need to document progress

**Article of the Month

RTI and Math Instruction at Ocean View A step by step outline

*Florida Center for Reading Research

Curriculum and Instruction - FCRR Reports - K-1 Student Center Activities - K-1 Student Center Activities - 2-3 Student Center Activities - 4-5 Student Center Activities Great site, Scroll to the bottom and there are several lessons specifically for comprehension.

Center for Early Literacy Learning

Ideas you can send home to parents to provide their infants, toddlers, or preschoolers fun and exciting literacy learning experiences and opportunities, or by practitioners who are working with parents to promote their use of literacy learning activities with their children.

Chart of Progress Monitoring Tools Chart: Reading and Math

The Center's Technical Review Committee (TRC) on Progress Monitoring independently established a set of criteria for evaluating the scientific rigor of progress monitoring tools. The TRC rated each submitted tool against these criteria.

Colorado Department of Education

Video on meeting the needs of all students.

Conditions that Support Effective Implementation of RTI

Don Deshler, director of the Center for Research on Learning at the University of Kansas. YouTube

Create a graph

Super, super easy to use graphing website. It doesn't produce a trend line, but is good for assembling behavioral data - such as frequency counts, time on task, work completion percentage, etc.


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Endorsed Programs for Tier 3 Intervention

Students who in need of instruction that is more intensive, more explicit, more systematic, and more motivating than instruction they have previously received. The following programs have been reviewed by Florida Center for Reading Research and they are considered appropriate to be implemented with these students. Based on the findings of their reviewers, these programs may produce reading growth in Tier 3 students if they are implemented with fidelity and enthusiasm.

Examples of RTI in Action - Colorade Springs, Colorado

Russell Middle School in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Examples of RTI in Action - Portland, Oregon

A visit to Tigard High School in Portland, Oregon to discuss how RTI is being implemented effectively in that school

Florida Center for Reading Research

Podcasts including

1. DIBELS Overview (video)

2. The Sounds of Standard English (video)

Florida's Response to Intervention Website

Introductory class/Module on RTI


Picture Cards, decodable passages, literacy activities

Implementing Response to Intervention-Boulevard Elementary School, Gloversville, NY

A visit to Boulevard Elementary School, Gloversville, NY to discuss how RTI is being implemented effectively in that school. YouTube

Monitoring Fidelity in RTI

This is a link to a transcript from a webinar by the National Center on Response to Interventionon Monitoring Fidelity in RTI

National Center on Response to Intervention

Technical review to determine which tools, practices, and implementation strategies are deemed scientifically valid and appropriate for TA&D; Expert trainings and follow-up activities; Web-based telecommunication; and Formative assessments

National Center on Student Progress Monitoring

Webinars and On-line Training Learn more about Curriculum Based Measures and what student progress monitoring really is and how to do it.

Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

From Kevin Kirst, "Here's a video I watch every now and then. Seems to be a "perfect fit" after a day of hard work in the presence of... "ordinary people doing extraordinary things". YouTube Movie


RtI and EIRI share common goals, rationale, and processes for optimal literacy achievement.

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support

Response to Intervention in PA-Project MP3

You Tube Movie This video is a description of the Response-to-Intervention (RTI) process as implemented thorugh Project MP3: Monitoring Progress of Pennsylvania Pupils, a project funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The video was produced by the Center for Promoting Research to Practice at Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network. The RTI model illustrated is being implemented in our project and in the state of Pennsylvania.

Response to Intervention Module

Produced by The IRIS Center Click on the module and view a movie on each component: Challenge, Thoughts, Perspectives, Assessment, Wrap Up

Response to Intervention Training Video


RtI Action Network

A Program of: National Center for Learning Disabilities

RTI and Improved Math Achievement

David Allsopp discusses how RTI can impact math achievement. YouTube

RTI at the Secondary Level

Jay Engeln discusses implementing Response to Intervention (RTI) at the secondary level. YouTube

RtI Blog

Every week we will have a new editorial from an experienced implementer and/or researcher who will be posting commentary about common, emerging, or controversial issues regarding RTI. Readers are invited to blog and post their reactions and thoughts.

RTI in Action - Boulevard Elementary School, Gloversville, NY

Implementing Response to Intervention-Boulevard Elementary School, Gloversville, NY

RTI in Action - Colorado

RTI in Action - Michigan

Ingham County Schools

RTI in Action - Pennsylvania


San Diego Office of Education

Response to Instruction and Intervention - Hot Topics and Resources and Research

Teaching Learning Connections

Resources for math and language arts-ideas for regular ed classrooms and differentiation

Tier I and Tier II Interventions Reviewed

It is very important to read the FCRR Report for every program that you are considering. The reports provide specific details that we are unable to convey in the summary table. Comprehensive Intervention Reading Programs

Comprehensive Intervention Reading Programs (CIRP) guide more intensive instruction in all five of the essential components of reading instruction: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. These programs are intended for students who are reading one or more years below grade level and who are experiencing difficulty with a broad range of reading skills.

Supplemental Intervention Reading Programs (SIRP) are intended for flexible use as part of differentiated instruction or as interventions that meet student learning needs in one or more specific areas (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension). Most students can benefit from the additional instruction and practice provided by Supplemental Intervention Reading Programs.

Tier I Reading Strategies

Vocabulary and Comprehension Strategies

What is RTI

YouTube Video

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