Implementing RTI With English Learners

  • Title:Implementing RTI With English Learners
  • Author:Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, Carol Rothenberg
  • Publication Date:October 2010
  • ISBN:9781935249979
  • Publisher:Solution Tree

Learn why response to intervention is the ideal framework for supporting English learners. Find clear guidelines for distinguishing between lack of language proficiency and learning disability. Follow the application and effectiveness of RTI through the stories of four representative students of varying ages, nationalities, and language proficiency levels. Throughout the book, the authors illustrate the benefits of implementing RTI in a professional learning community.

Benefits:

  • Review a thorough treatment of both the RTI model and the unique needs of ELs.
  • Gain a clear and detailed explanation of the three tiers of RTI.
  • Examine real-life examples of supports and interventions for broad range of ELs.
  • Get end-of-chapter solutions for teaching ELs.

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Author Bio

Douglas Fisher is a professor of educational leadership at San Diego State University and a teacher leader at Health Sciences High & Middle College. He is a member of the California Reading Hall of Fame and was honored as an exemplary leader by the Conference on English Leadership. He has published numerous articles on improving student achievement.

Nancy Frey is a professor of educational leadership at San Diego State University. Frey also teaches classes at Health Sciences High and Middle College in San Diego. She is a recipient of the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Early Career Award from the Literacy Research Association. She has published many articles and books on literacy and instruction.

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