How Research Can (and Should) Inform Response to Intervention
Learner diversity in classrooms has grown tremendously over the past 30 to 40 years. However, our education system has been slow to support millions of students who are bright, capable, and eager to learn, but are held back by traditional pathways designed for the mythical “average.” One way school districts have sought to support these students is Response to Intervention (RTI) or Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS). Yet, educators report difficulty implementing RTI/MTSS practices with fidelity.
In this edWebinar, Maya Gat and Vic Vuchic discussed how learning science research can help us better support all learners and how RTI/MTSS can be guided by what we know about learners. First, explore Digital Promise Global’s Learner Positioning Systems™ (LPS), a free web app steeped in learning science research to help educators understand how learners vary. Then learn how an online platform, Branching Minds, streamlines and coordinates the implementation of RTI/MTSS, while most importantly using learning science research to personalize intervention to meet individual students’ needs.