Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Iris Center: MTSS/RTI

MTSS/RTI: Mathematics

This Module describes the MTSS, or RTI, framework as applied to mathematics. It includes discussions of how MTSS and RTI are related, as well as a description of instruction, assessment, and data-based decision making at each level of intensity: Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 (est. completion time: 2.5 hours).

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Iris Center: RTI (Parts 1-5)

RTI (Part 1): An Overview

This Module outlines the differences between the IQ-achievement discrepancy model and the Response-to-Intervention (RTI) approach. It also offers a brief overview of each tier in the RTI model and explains its benefits (est. completion time: 1 hour).

If you would like more information about RTI, please view Part 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the RTI series from The Iris Center.  Additional information can be found at the links listed below.


RTI (Part 2): Assessment
(est. completion time: 2 hours).

RTI (Part 3): Reading Instruction
(est. completion time: 1.5 hours).

RTI (Part 4): Putting It All Together
(est. completion time: 3 hours).

RTI (Part 5): A Closer Look at Tier 3
(est. completion time: 2 hours).

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Iris Center: Functional Behavioral Assessment

Functional Behavioral Assessment: Identifying the Reasons for Problem Behavior and Developing a Behavior Plan

This Module explores the basic principles of behavior and the importance of discovering the reasons that students engage in problem behavior. The steps to conducting a functional behavioral assessment and developing a behavior plan are described (est. completion time: 2 hours).

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The Iris Center: Addressing Disruptive and Noncompliant Behaviors (Part 1&2)

Addressing Disruptive and Noncompliant Behaviors (Part 1): Understanding the Acting-Out Cycle

The first in a two-part series, this Module discusses problem behavior in terms of the stages of the acting-out cycle and suggests ways to respond to students in the cycle's different phases (est. completion time: 1 hour).

Addressing Disruptive and Noncompliant Behaviors (Part 2): Behavioral Interventions

The second in a two-part series, this Module describes interventions that can increase initial compliance to teacher requests as well as interventions that can be implemented to decrease disruptive and noncompliant behaviors
(est. completion time: 1 hour).