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RTI in Action:  Using Data for Student Placement
Response to Intervention
RTI in Action: Using Data for Student Placement
April 22, 2016 at 7:46 pm 1
This is the hypothetical Harris Middle School’s first year of implementing RTI. They want to make sure they do it right, so the leadership team has decided to do a soft launch with just 6th grade Literacy. They’ve collected their beginning of the year data, and now they are ready to begin placing their students. […]
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RTI in Action: Collecting Meaningful Data
Data, Response to Intervention
RTI in Action: Collecting Meaningful Data
April 16, 2016 at 3:49 am 0
  Whether you are starting from scratch or restructuring your current RTI program, a lot of the planning tends to happen in the beginning of the school year. It can be messy, with a lot of moving pieces. But it can be done, and it can lead to great outcomes for students like Janiah. Let […]
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Making Sense of RTI
Response to Intervention
Making Sense of RTI
March 29, 2016 at 5:17 pm 11
When I first began teaching, RTI meant nothing beyond some variation of this pyramid of tiers: My good friend and veteran teacher said that after all these years, RTI just means one inevitable RTI session in the beginning of the year, and a binder full of dense teacher forms that collects dust on the shelf […]
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What is a Reading Level?
Data
What is a Reading Level?
November 20, 2015 at 8:32 pm 0
On our blog, we’ll be using the term “Reading Level” or “F&P Level” quite often. “F&P” is short for Fountas & Pinnell, which is a literacy company. The Fountas & Pinnell assessment is our prefered method of assessing a student’s reading level, but other tests like the Teachers College assessment or DRA also allow you […]
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