Rti Is A Data Driven Model Of Ongoing Assessment Essay

798 Words Dec 11th, 2016 4 Pages
Response to Intervention (RtI) is a data driven model of ongoing assessment. There have been many discussions about RTI in school age children. RTI has three tiers each last around eight weeks. Tier I is the first intervention, and screening for at risk students. According to Bayat, Mindes, and Covitt (2010) the teacher begins to use a validated curriculum that targets specific skills in large or small group formation while conducting ongoing assessment. Children that continue to have difficultly even after the implementation of the evidence based curriculum are moved on to tier II. Tier II requires parent consent, and children usually receive private tutoring done by a specialized teacher or general education with more intense interventions (Bayat et al., 2010). When little or no improvement is made the student is moved to tier III where the child receives more intense intervention provided by a specialized teacher with a longer duration. If the child is referred for a full evaluation if no progress has been made. “RTI in preschool could be used two ways: (1) to prevent children at risk for academic failure, and (2) to provide and early intervention for those children who are at risk for special needs” (Bayat et al., 2010). The main difference between RTI in early childhood compared to elementary school is the problem solving process. Bayat el al. (2010) states that in preschool the RTI team should consist of early childhood educators, special educators, developmental…

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