March 2010
Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook;Spring/Summer2010, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p12
The article explains the response to intervention (RTI) system, and provides an outline of its concepts, attributes and levels. RTI is defined as a program meant to identify and assist students with learning disabilities. Once identified, a student's particular areas of academic weakness are targeted and addressed with modified lesson plans, and their progress is monitored over a period of time. RTI functions over three levels, depending on various needs, including Tier 1 Universal Education for all, and Tier 2 and Tier 3 for those with specific needs.


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