Imagine observing and collaborating with a certified K‐5 classroom teacher about pre‐referral assessments and his or her role in the RTI process.
The interview should address the following:
- How each RTI tier is used in your classroom. What are the benefits of each tier?
- How data is collected, and student progress monitored for RTI Tier 1, RTI Tier 2, and RTI Tier 3. Is technology used to assist in this progress monitoring? If so, how?
- How data from RTI processes is analyzed to determine evidenced‐based interventions.
- How RTI data is used in making eligibility, program, and placement decisions for students with disabilities in your classroom.
- Strategies you use to communicate RTI results to various stakeholders.
In 250‐500 words, summarize and reflect upon your observations and collaboration, and explain how you will use your findings in your future professional practice. Reflect upon using data to inform instruction and strategy selection to support struggling students and how you will use this information in your future professional practice.
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
Imagine observing and collaborating with a certified K‐5 classroom teacher about pre‐referral assessments and his or her role in the RTI process. The interview should address the following: How each R
RTI Description, Progress Monitoring, and Data Use 25.0 Skillfully describes and explains the benefits and data collection of each tier in the RTI model, providing realistic examples of each. In-depth descriptions on how the classroom teacher interprets data from RTI’s and uses technology to make decisions around evidenced-based interventions are evident. Special Education Decisions, Pre-Referral, and Strategies 25.0 Summary includes substantial examples and details of how RTI data and pre-referral assessments are used in making eligibility, program, and placement decisions for individuals with disabilities. Contains excellent descriptions of strategies used by the teacher in communicating RTI results to various stakeholders. Conclusions and Applications to Future Practice 30.0 Conclusions including how data informs instruction and applications to future practice demonstrates a keen awareness of using data to inform instruction and strategy selection to support struggling readers, and clearly reflect growth and development as a professional. Organization 10.0 The content is well organized and logical. There is a sequential progression of ideas related to each other. The content is presented as a cohesive unit and the audience is provided with a clear sense of the main idea. Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use) 10.0 Submission is virtually free of mechanical errors. Word choice reflects well-developed use of practice and content-related language. Sentence structures are varied and engaging.