Response to Intervention
Response to Intervention, or RtI, is the practice of meeting the academic, English language acquisition, and engagement needs of all students through a problem-solving process with three key elements:
The instructional approaches within the general education setting should result in academic and/or engagement progress for the majority of the students. The primary focus of RtI is early intervention to prevent long-term academic failure. Struggling students are identified using data-based progress monitoring and are provided intensive instruction. The use of a scientifically validated curriculum as well as instructional methods expected in an RtI model, leads to school improvement.