Foreword by: Russell Gersten
Publication Date: December 28, 2015
Schools and teachers have struggled to integrate Common Core State Standards (CCSS) into their local Response to Intervention (RTI) systems. This book offers an adaptable framework and practical tips to assist educational professionals charged with making this connection in their schools, districts, and classrooms for English language arts. Based on years of experience, we know that students perform best when provided with research-based instruction, frequent progress monitoring, and timely and targeted interventions. Focusing on what the research tells us about how children learn, this highly practical guide can serve as the core of language arts instruction. RTI in the Common Core Classroom will guide today’s classroom teachers, reading coaches, and administrators in their efforts to support all students in meeting literacy standards, including individuals with mild to moderate disabilities.
Sharon Vaughn holds the H.E. Hartfelder Regents Chair at The University of Texas and is the executive director of The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk (MCPER). Her coauthors, Philip Capin, Garrett J. Roberts, and Melodee A. Walker are all doctoral students at The University of Texas at Austin and affiliated with MCPER.
"Sharon Vaughn is the perfect classroom expert to help teachers mesh the requirements of any RTI program with high standards, whether they be CCSS, state, or local."
—Susan B. Neuman, New York University
"Teaching to the unique abilities of an increasingly diverse group of students is a persistent challenge in public education. Whether used in a Common Core classroom or school system, Dr. Vaughn’s new book is yet another invaluable tool for teachers and leaders to use RTI to accelerate achievement for all students."
—Larkin Tackett, executive director, Austin Region, IDEA Public Schools