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Response to Carrie
Sat Oct 1, 2011 11:22

Carrie, I agree with you so much on this issue. It is such a long and drawn out process at my school to try and get help for students. I can spend the entire school year trying different research based interventions to help students in need. However, I have usually tried these things before I even meet with SST (Student Services Team). If I see that a child is having problems with something, I am going to try everything I can and use different approaches to help. Then I go to SST and they tell me to do these things and keep work samples and record what I am doing. I just want the assistance and help for the students that I am concerned with. Oh well...

  • reply to post - trivettec, Sun Sep 25 17:08
    The only problem with RTI (at least in my school), is that, first of all, most of the children are recognized because of test scores and not informal observations. Also, once they are recognized as... more
    • Response to Carrie - beasleycm, Sat Oct 1 11:22
    • RTI and inqury - koppenhaverd, Mon Sep 26 12:56
      That's a really interesting insight, Carrie. I haven't heard it put quite that way before. It would be interesting to see a less regimented tier placement approach and more teacher-guided,... more
    • reply to Carrie - fayk, Sun Sep 25 22:37
      Hey Carrie! I have not had any experience with RTI until this past week. I was shocked as I sat in our grade level meeting with the RTI team how quickly they wanted to look at my kindergarteners for... more
    • Re: reply to post - redingerj, Sun Sep 25 20:14
      Carrie, I understand what you mean when you say "inquiry" approach. We need to be able to spend more time with HT types of format for RTI- and be able to discuss cases rather than slapping bandaids... more
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