Response to Intervention in Math

Response to Intervention in Math
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Paul J. Riccomini
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By presenting a discussion about Response to Intervention in mathematics this book provides teachers with guidelines to all that is involved with mathematics instructional programmes

"The authors do a great job of blending ideas from mathematics education and the National Mathematics Panel Report with special education research. This is a great resource for those starting an RTI mathematics program."
—Russell Gersten, Professor Emeritus, University of Oregon
Director, Instructional Research Group

"Riccomini and Witzel have assembled a straightforward, well-organized, and systematically presented text that will be popular with inservice and preservice teachers alike."
—Kimberly Bright, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Special Education
Shippensburg University

Boost academic achievement for all students in your mathematics classroom!

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a system for assessment and instruction that has promising applications for teaching mathematics. This exciting new resource from Paul J. Riccomini and Bradley S. Witzel leads the way in applying RTI to mathematics instruction by offering guidelines for improving learning for all students, especially those who have learning disabilities or are struggling with mathematics content.

Drawing from evidence-based models, this guide begins with a comprehensive discussion of the RTI framework and the types of interventions appropriate within an RTI system for mathematics. The authors describe how the three tiers can be implemented in specific math areas and provide examples of RTI procedures illustrated in case studies. Aligned with the needs identified in the National Mathematics Advisory Panel final report and the IES practice guide, this book includes:

  • Intervention strategies for specific mathematics areas, such as number sense, fractions, problem solving, and more

  • Procedures for teaching math using systematic and explicit instruction as an approach to assessment, instructional planning, and evaluation

  • Descriptions of essential components to consider when designing and implementing RTI in mathematics

  • Guidelines for teaching math vocabulary

This timely resource provides tools and strategies that educators can immediately implement to help students achieve increased critical thinking skills and academic success.



About the Authors

1. What Is RTI, and Why Is It Important?

Overview of RTI

Key Research Support for RTI and Mathematics


2. The RTI Process for Math: Getting Started

Selection of the RTI Team Members

Belief System

Common Models of Implementation


Importance of the Core Mathematics Program


3. A Tiered Approach to More Effective Mathematics Instruction

Tier 1 Instruction and Curriculum

Tier 2 Intervention and Curriculum

Tier 3 Instruction and Curriculum


4. Mathematics Interventions Overview

Who Needs Intervention?

What Do I Teach for the Intervention?

Who Should Intervene?


How Long?

How Do I Organize My Curriculum?

What Types of Curricular Strategies Should Be Used for Tier 2 and Tier 3 Interventions?


5. Number Sense and Initial Math Skills

Assessments of Number Sense

Instructional Delivery of Number Sense

Curricular Elements of a Number Sense Intervention

In Context


6. Building Students′ Proficiency With Whole Numbers

Importance of Proficiency in Whole Numbers

General Recommendations for Building Proficiency

Building Automatic Recall of Basic Facts With the Mastering Math Facts Program

Building Proficiency With Whole Numbers Through PALS Math


7. Fractions and Decimals

Fractions in the Standards

Assessment for Fractions and Decimals

When Are Calculators Sufficient?

Teaching the "What" With Fractions and Decimals

Teaching the "How to Compute" With Fractions and Decimals

Teaching Fluency With Fractions and Decimals

In Context


8. Teaching Problem Solving Strategically

Problem-Solving Programs


9. The Importance of Teaching Mathematical Vocabulary

The Importance of Teaching Mathematical Vocabulary

Instructional Activities to Promote Learning of Essential Mathematical Vocabulary

Assessing Students′ Knowledge of Mathematical Vocabulary


10. Next Steps in the RTI Process

Professional Development

Reconsidering the Tier 1 Mathematics Curriculum

Why Is This Important for Educators Implementing an RTI Math Model?

An Alternative Approach: A Two Tier 1 Core Mathematics Program




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