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					                              Aiken County Public Schools
                           Response to Intervention Resources
                                   November 2, 2009

Response to Intervention:
National Center on Response to Intervention
http://www.rti4success.org/

Institute of Education Sciences
http://ies.ed.gov/

Northwest Regional Comprehensive Center
http://www.nwrel.org/nwrcc/rti/

RTI Wire
http://www.jimwrightonline.com/php/rti/rti_wire.php

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Academic Interventions:
The Florida Center for Reading Research
http://www.fcrr.org/
Go to FCRR Reports to review supplemental/intervention research-based programs

The Florida Center for Reading Research
K-5 Student Center Activities/K-3 Instructional Routines page
http://www.fcrr.org/SCASearch/
The K-5 Student Center Activities (SCA) and K-3 Instructional Routines search page is
designed to provide teacher’s access to the 522 individual SCA and the instructional
routines from Empowering Teachers.

Use the search tool to find and print specific instructional routines or student center
activities and their accompanying activity masters by grade level, reading component
(PA, P, F, V, C) and subcomponent.


University of Oregon – Center on Teaching and Learning (CTL)
Big Ideas in Beginning Reading
http://reading.uoregon.edu/curricula/or_rfc_review_2.php
The website includes definitions and descriptions of the research and theories behind
each of the five big ideas in reading, describes how to assess the big ideas, and provides
information on how to teach the big ideas in your classroom.




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                               Aiken County Public Schools
                            Response to Intervention Resources
                                    November 2, 2009

Smart Centers of South Carolina
http://www.s2martsc.org/
High-quality standards-aligned curriculum lessons and support documents in English
Language Arts, mathematics, science, and social studies created by the SC State Dept. of
Education.

Arkansas Literacy Intervention Matrix
http://literacymatrix.com/
The Arkansas Literacy Intervention Matrix includes (a)―best practice‖, research based,
curricular approaches, (b) probes to assist teachers in functional analysis of possible
deficits in literacy, linked to, (c) sample lessons providing a framework to address a
particular skill deficit. These lessons include interventions to use when students are not
acquiring critical skills in these curricula and need different and/or more intensive
strategies to facilitate mastery across the five essential elements of literacy.

Intervention Central
http://www.interventioncentral.org/
Intervention Central is committed to the goal of making quality Response-to-Intervention
resources available to educators at no cost.

Focus on Effectiveness – Integrating Technology into Research-Based Strategies
http://www.netc.org/focus/
Research-based instructional strategies combined with effective technology use. Twelve
core strategies link to 30 classroom examples that show how to apply key research, using
technology to engage learners and improve achievement.

Access Center
www.k8accesscenter.org
Resources focus on core content areas—language arts, math, and science—as well as on
instructional and learning strategies to provide students with disabilities access to
rigorous academic content. We have a series of professional development modules and
information briefs on such topics as teaching and learning strategies, media and
materials, supports and accommodations, universal design for learning, differentiated
instruction, and collaborative teaching.

Reading and Writing Strategies
http://www.readwritethink.org
Practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction.

Reading Rockets
http://www.readingrockets.org
Reading Rockets is national multimedia project offering information and resources on
how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how to address these problems.
The classroom strategy section is designed to share with teachers what research suggests
are the most effective ways to build fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing
skills.

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                                Aiken County Public Schools
                             Response to Intervention Resources
                                     November 2, 2009

Joe Witt’s Reading Center
http://www.joewitt.org/reading/
The Reading Center is an evidenced-based reading intervention that helps improve
reading fluency, reading comprehension and reading vocabulary. The stories and
materials were written to carefully control reading level and content. All materials are
carefully sequenced in terms of readability. You will also find reading probes for
progress monitoring.

Starfall
http://www.starfall.com/
Starfall’s systematic phonics approach, in conjunction with phonemic awareness practice
is for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool,
and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL). Starfall is an educational
alternative to other entertainment choices for children.

Learning Through Listening – Classroom Teaching Tools
http://www.learningthroughlistening.org/Classroom-Teaching-Tools/25/

PALS Program - PALS (Peer Assisted Learning Strategies)
http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/pals/

Carl’s Corner
http://carlscorner.us.com/

Headsprout
http://www.headsprout.com/
―In sum, the content and design of Headsprout Early Reading reflect scientific research
with an abundance of instructional strategies in phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency,
vocabulary and comprehension… Weaknesses Noted: None.‖
– Florida Center for Reading Research

Dr. Cupp Readers
http://www.cindycupp.com/
―The Dr. Cupp Readers® Series teaches basic sight vocabulary and explicit phonics
through exciting games and wonderful stories. Teachers using this program have
continuously reported their students have not only dramatically improved in reading
fluency, but they are now excited about reading!‖

Natural Reader
http://www.naturalreaders.com/
The free version allows you to experience listening to your emails, web pages, reports or
any text on your PC. There are no charges for downloading, using and redistributing the
free version of the software.




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                                  Aiken County Public Schools
                               Response to Intervention Resources
                                       November 2, 2009

TouchMath
http://www.touchmath.com/
For Pre-K, Kindergarten, First, Second and Third Grades, Special Education and
Intervention. TouchMath is a multisensory program that uses its signature TouchPoints
to engage students of all abilities and learning styles.

Free Items:
http://www.touchmath.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=WYT.welcome&page=FreeItems

APlus Math
http://www.aplusmath.com/
This web site was developed to help students improve their math skills interactively
(games).


CoolMath4Kids
http://www.coolmath4kids.com/
This web site was developed to help students improve their math skills interactively
(games).

Figure This
http://www.figurethis.org/
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, in cooperation with the National Action Council for
Minorities in Engineering, Widmeyer Communications, and the Learning First Alliance, launched Figure
This! Figure This! demonstrates challenging middle school mathematics and emphasizes the importance
of high-quality math education for all students. Funding for the project was provided by the National
Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Education. Figure This! Mathematical
challenges for families provide interesting math challenges that middle-school students can do at home
with their families.

teAch-nology
http://www.teach-nology.com/
We provide free and easy to use resources for teachers dedicated to improving the
education of today's generation of students.

Everything ESL
http://www.everythingesl.net/
Featuring lesson plans, teaching tips, downloads, discussion topics, and classroom
resource picks.

Center on Instruction
http://www.centeroninstruction.org/
Welcome to the Center on Instruction, your gateway to a cutting-edge collection of scientifically
based research and information on K-12 instruction in reading, math, science, special education,
and English language learning. Part of the Comprehensive Center network, the Center on
Instruction is one of five content centers serving as resources for the 16 regional U.S. Department
of Education Comprehensive Centers. Explore the links for topic-based materials, syntheses of
recent research, and exemplars of best practices.

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                                 Aiken County Public Schools
                              Response to Intervention Resources
                                      November 2, 2009


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Behavior Intervention Links:

Behavior Advisor
http://www.behavioradvisor.com/

Intervention Central
http://www.interventioncentral.org/

Multiple Intelligences Survey
http://surfaquarium.com/

OSEP Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports
http://www.pbis.org/
The TA Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports has been established by the
Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education to give schools capacity-
building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective
school-wide disciplinary practices.

National Center on Response to Intervention – Behavior Interventions
http://www.rti4success.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=5&It
emid=58

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Measurement Links:

National Center on Student Progress Monitoring
http://www.studentprogress.org/


DIBELS
http://dibels.uoregon.edu/
Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) are a set of standardized,
individually administered measures of early literacy development

AIMSweb
http://www.aimsweb.com/
AIMSweb is a progress monitoring system based on direct, frequent and continuous
student assessment. The results are reported to students, parents, teachers and
administrators via a web-based data management and reporting system to determine
response to intervention.


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                               Aiken County Public Schools
                            Response to Intervention Resources
                                    November 2, 2009

Curriculum-Based Measurement Warehouse
http://www.interventioncentral.org/htmdocs/interventions/cbmwarehouse.php

Chart Dog2.0
http://www.jimwrightonline.com/php/chartdog_2_0/chartdog.php
ChartDog is a web-based program that constructs customized progress-monitoring time-
series graphs from data-values entered by the user. ChartDog is a useful tool for charting
and analyzing outcome data to determine whether a student has made significant
improvements in academic or behavioral goals in response to classroom interventions.


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Evaluation of Programs/Information Links:
What Works Clearinghouse
http://www.w-w-c.org
WWC issues reports about evidence-based programs and provides information about
beginning literacy for general and ―at-risk‖ populations.

U. S Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml

Doing What Works
http://dww.ed.gov/
This site is sponsored by the US Department of Education. DWW is dedicated to helping
educators identify and make use of effective teaching practices.

Promising Practices Network
http://www.promisingpractices.net/
The PPN website is a unique resource that offers credible, research-based information on
what works to improve the lives of children and families.

Best Evidence Encyclopedia
http://www.bestevidence.org/
This website provides reliable, unbiased information on high-quality evaluations of
education programs.

U. S. Department of Education
(Office of Exceptional Children) – Ideas that Work
http://www.osepideasthatwork.org/
The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for
infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21. OSEP,
directly and through its partners and grantees, develops a wide range of research-based
products, publications, and resources to assist states, local district personnel, and families
to improve results for students with disabilities.

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                              Aiken County Public Schools
                           Response to Intervention Resources
                                   November 2, 2009



National Institute for Literacy
http://www.nifl.gov/
In consultation with the U.S. Departments of Education, Labor, and Health and Human
Services, the Institute serves as a national resource on current, comprehensive literacy
research, practice and policy. The National Institute for Literacy, a federal agency,
provides leadership on literacy issues, including the improvement of reading instruction
for children, youth, and adults.

International Reading Association
http://www.reading.org/


National Association of School Psychologists
http://www.nasponline.org/

The Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network
http://www.pattan.net/
An initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education




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