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A Comprehensive RTI Model Integrating Behavioral and Academic Interventions by Cara F. Shores
  

A Comprehensive RTI Model Integrating Behavioral and Academic Interventions

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A Comprehensive RTI Model Integrating Behavioral and Academic Interventions by Cara F. Shores

'A must-read for every educator. Not only does Cara Shores provide the background information on RTI for academic achievement and behavior, she also takes the reader step-by-step through effectively integrating the two processes' -Ronda Shelvan, Special Education Teacher, Washougal School District, WA 'The book includes examples, case studies, and resources that are very useful for teachers and administrators'-Judy Rockley, State Trainer, Kansas State Department of Education Academic achievement and behaviour are intertwined, and students often struggle with challenges spanning both areas. This research-based and practical book helps educators apply proven Response to Intervention (RTI) methods in a new way-as a highly effective, comprehensive approach to addressing behavioural issues and related academic achievement. Nationally known expert Cara Shores describes how schools have successfully used RTI to improve behavior in the general education K-12 environment. Readers will learn how to implement RTI both in the individual classroom and schoolwide. This guide includes: - Vignettes showing how educators can address behavioural issues with RTI's three tiers - Guidance on building teams and leveraging resources to effectively reach at-risk students - Advice on the role of behavioural assessment within RTI, including universal screening and progress monitoring for behaviour - Interactive exercises, reproducibles, and other tools

Reviews

This book provides schools that are implementing RTI with clear and practical ideas on how to integrate behavior and academics into one comprehensive model. The book includes examples, case studies, and resources that are very useful for teachers and administrators. -- Judy Rockley, State Trainer The information flows succinctly and is well written for both RTI novices and experts to understand the important role that behavior plays in the RTI process and in overall student achievement. It's an excellent road map for building sustainable reform. -- Cassandra Allen Holifield, Author, National Presenter, Behavior Specialist, and Special Educator I recommend Cara Shores
book to all educators as they strive to raise student achievement in their schools

! This is a great resource for school psychologists, teacher educators, teachers, and administrators for developing their RTI structure and supports. This book offers research-based methods and interventions in a user-friendly format. -- Donna Lee, Program Specialist A must-read for every educator. Not only does Cara Shores provide the background information on RTI for academic achievement and behavior, she also takes the reader step-by-step through effectively integrating the two processes. -- Ronda Shelvan, Special Education Teacher


About the Author

Cara Shores began her career as a special education teacher and taught children in both pullout and inclusive classrooms. Shores has trained thousands of teachers and administrators across the United States on practical strategies for inclusion, co-teaching, and increasing achievement for all students through differentiated instruction and RTI. She provides regional and national training for the Council for Exceptional Children. She is co-author of Response to Intervention: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher. Shores now serves as the president of Wesley Educational Services. She received her master's degree and educational specialists's degree from the University of West Georgia and has served as student support services coordinator and district director of special education.

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Book Info

Publication date

18th March 2009

Author

Cara F. Shores

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Hardback
184 pages

Categories

Teaching of students with emotional & behavioural difficulties

ISBN

9781412962940

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