RTI is a type of multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) for delivering support through increasingly intensive levels of instruction. This framework has been used for improving students’ mathematics proficiency. RTI serves two primary purposes
- To provide early intervening services to students who are struggling
- To help identify students with learning disabilities (LD)
Click on the movie below for a summary of the main features of RTI for mathematics (time: 1:24).
School personnel, whether in elementary, middle, or high school, should implement the main features of RTI highlighted in the video above. The details of implementation of these features might look different in elementary schools compared to middle and high schools.
Revisiting Initial Thoughts
Think back to your responses to the Initial Thoughts questions at the beginning of this Module. After working through the Perspectives & Resources, do you still agree with those responses? If not, what aspects about them would you change?
What is RTI for mathematics?
How can teachers effectively implement RTI for mathematics?
When you are ready, proceed to the Assessment section.