ASCD Express is looking for short, 600 to 1,000-word essays on the theme “Response to Invervention in Practice.” The theme description is below, and guidelines for submissions are here. Send us your submissions by March 3, 2010.
Response to Intervention (RTI) is a multistep approach to helping struggling students before they fail. RTI combines assessments; researched-based interventions; and continuous troubleshooting that includes supporting the teacher, student, and family. And RTI is catching on in schools as a comprehensive way to deal with both general education and special education populations. How has RTI made a difference in how your school serves struggling students?