Response to Intervention expands its reach
| Mar 03, 2011
Response to Intervention started out as a way to identify and teach struggling readers and special education students, but it's fast becoming a way to change schooling for all students.
Though primarily linked with special education and early reading, RTI is now used at all levels of schooling and in a variety of subject areas. Educators use “tiered-intervention” models—of which RTI is one—to improve school discipline. Response-to-Intervention models have also been used to improve instruction for English learners, with preschoolers, and as a lever for district-wide reform. To learn more, read the full article by Christina A. Samuels at the Education Week website.