Charles Henderson High School

Response to Intervention

WHAT IS RTI?

RTI is NOT:

A synonym for group work

IEPs for all

Dumbing down teaching for some students

Reducing the standards

Standard and advanced classes

Hamburgers and French Fries - ability grouping within a classroom

Individualized instruction

Accommodations or modifications

A set of instructional strategies

RTI is:

Effective teaching

Planning for the diversity of students

Data driven instruction

Lessons designed around patterns of student need

Use of whole group, small group, and individual tasks based on content and need

Purposeful flexible grouping

Scaffolding

Teaching so all students can succeed

Meeting the needs of students

Knowing your students so that strategies are appropriate

Setting high expectations

Motivating and capturing the interest of individual groups

Using real-life context