Response to Instruction & Intervention (RtIČ) for English Language Learners

WIDA's guide to RtIČ presents a framework to assist educators in designing and implementing RtIČ systems that proactively support the instruction, intervention, and assessment of ELLs. The document specifically addresses seven factors to consider during the solution-seeking process that help explain ELLs' educational experience. It also provides information on how educators can use WIDA tools and resources to better understand ELLs' academic language development, as this will serve as a context for collecting and interpreting the data they use to make instructional and programmatic decisions within an RtIČ process.

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For individuals who are thinking about how to introduce the information in the above document and engage a team of educators in the solution-seeking process, the planning form below may offer some guidance for group planning and discussions.

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RtIČ for ELLs Webinar

Presented by: Cristina Sanchez-Lopez and Laurie Donnell, the lead developers of the WIDA RtIČ for ELLs document

This interactive webinar presentation addresses considerations for the solution-seeking process to better understand ELLs' academic language development, as this will serve as a context for collecting and interpreting the data they use to make instructional and programmatic decisions within an RtIČ process. Viewers will learn how WIDA tools and resources can be used within an RtIČ framework through viewing real examples from school districts across the consortium.

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