So far, we’ve introduced the fundamentals of designing an RTI program blueprint and answered the 10 critical questions about your school and the interventions you will implement. With your answers to those questions handy, let’s take some time to focus specifically on how to approach the three main funding sources for RTI programs: Title I, Title III, and CEIS.
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Winnie O’Leary has spent over 25 years in education, as a classroom teacher, school board member, a family advocate, special education teacher, curriculum writer and currently a Curriculum Manager for Edmentum. Her experiences have allowed her to work with districts all over the country where she finds something new and exciting every day.
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An RTI program can produce impressive gains in student achievement, but the process of designing and funding an effective program is complicated. This week, we are starting a four part series to help you develop and implement a successful program. We will first break down the components of a strong RTI program, and then take a look at the three most common sources of funding for RTI - Title I, Title III, and CEIS funds - and the qualifications for each.
Thanks to technology, content can be available for student learning on a 24/7 basis. Individual needs and learning styles can be addressed more successfully, and learners become more responsible and accountable for their own education. This Digital Learning Day, let’s look at online learning through the eyes of a classroom teacher and consider how teaching practices must evolve to meet the needs of today’s unique learners.