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Dissecting Reading (Literacy): Looking Past the RTI Colors
- Template 2015
- Section TMPL
- 1 Credits
- 07/22/2015 to 07/22/2115
- Modified 10/27/2022
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Focuses on the core concepts of Response to Intervention, reading assessment procedures and the process of analyzing reading data for prescriptive, kill-specific interventions. Participants will also learn how to examine progress monitoring data to determine the effectiveness of an intervention.
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Candidates will develop an understanding of the Response to Intervention framework, and how to analyze data to prescribe interventions for struggling readers. Candidates will examine how they currently use universal screeners, progress monitoring, and the problem solving process when making decisions regarding reading interventions. Candidates will also evaluate their school’s multi-tiered model of service delivery in the area of reading, and determine strengths and areas of need.
Serving the Community
Candidates will learn how to provide information to appropriate audiences in the school community regarding the Response to Intervention framework and procedures for reading, as well as the strengths and areas of need within their school’s multi-tiered model of service delivery. Additionally, candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues about the use of reading universal screeners, progress monitoring, and analyzing data to inform instruction.
Finding Our Professional Selves
Candidates will develop an understanding that assessments for screening, diagnosis, and progress monitoring, as well as the problem-solving process, are critical in determining reading interventions for struggling readers. Candidates will also demonstrate the ability to communicate their ideas about Response to Intervention assessments, materials and processes by interacting with colleagues in a professional manner.
Access to standards referenced in this section can be found HERE
By the conclusion of the course, each participant will be able to do the following:
1. Understand the foundations of the Response to Intervention framework (NASDSE 1,2,3,4,5,6,7; NBPTS 1,2)
2. Understand the components of reading, and how these components affect data outcomes and reading interventions. (NASDSE 4; NBPTS 2,4)
3. Evaluate the validity and fidelity of a Reading Response to Intervention framework, specifically the use of assessments, monitoring student learning, and use of data for instructional decisions (NASDSE 1,2,3,4,5,6,7; NBPTS 4,5)
4. Use assessment data to plan and evaluate instruction (NASDSE 5,6,7; NBPTS 1,2,3,4,5)
5. Communicate to an audience the Reading Response to Intervention framework as it compares to the candidate’s school’s RTI framework (NBPTS 2, 4, 5)
Candidates will respond to weekly discussion prompts.
- Course outcomes 1,2,3
- Standards NASDE 1,2,3,4,5,6,7; NBPTS 1,2; NASDE 4; NBTS 2,4; NASDE1,2,3,4,5,6,7; NBPTS 4,5
Analysis of the School RTI Process
Candidates will analyze the implementation of RTI within a school by synthesizing Module readings, activities, and personal reflections of pedagogical practices within the RTI framework.
- Course outcomes 1,2
Standards NASDSE 1,2,3,4,5,6; NBPTS 4,5; NASDE 5,6,7; NBPTS 1,2,3,4,5
Reading Assessment Inventory
Candidates will examine their school’s use of universal screeners, diagnostic assessments, and progress monitoring, to identify reading needs and make instructional decisions.
- Course outcomes 1,3,4
- Standards NASDSE1,2,3,4,5,6,7; NBPTS 1,2,3,4,5
Evaluate an RTI Problem Solving Action Plan
Candidates will evaluate their school’s Problem Solving Process and how the process helps to prescribe reading interventions for a student.
- Course outcomes 1, 4
- Standards NASDSE 1,2,3,4,5,6,7; NBPTS 1,2,3,4,5
Create a Reading Response to Intervention Presentation for Your School
Candidates will create a presentation for educators that synthesizes the research on an effective RTI framework, reviews the RTI framework of the Candidate’s school, discusses the strengths and needs of that school’s framework.
- Course outcome 5
- Standards NBPTS 2,4,5
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