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ERIC Number: EJ939060
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1710-2146
Agents of Change: Voices of Teachers on Response to Intervention
Stuart, Shannon; Rinaldi, Claudia; Higgins-Averill, Orla
International Journal of Whole Schooling, v7 n2 p53-73 2011
What are teachers' perceptions of Response to Intervention (RTI)? To address this question, we conducted interviews about teacher perceptions of an RTI model during the second year of its implementation at an urban elementary school. Results of this qualitative study suggest that teachers' perceptions of the RTI model grew more positive during the second year, compared to the first year of the model's implementation. Teachers told interviewers that the RTI model improved the special education referral process, progress monitoring, and collaborative planning structures in their school. Implications for practice are presented. (Contains 2 tables.)
Whole Schooling Consortium. Available from: Concordia University College of Alberta. 7128 Ada Boulevard, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4, Canada. e-mail: wholeschooling@twmi.rr.com; Web site: http://www.wholeschooling.net
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A