I think we all thought “Wow, I bet that really helps struggling students” when we first read over the value points behind tiered instruction models such as Response to Intervention (RTI), Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), etc.
But let’s be honest, it also probably became very apparent that establishing an effective and efficient intervention setting requires a significant amount of thought and effort from all involved staff members.
So, how can you be smart about managing your model’s instructional resources (classroom space(s), time, etc.) and human resources (teachers, math/reading coaches, special education, etc.) to maximize intervention value?
The following four tips will help you develop "smart" strategies to help your students get the most of your tiered instruction efforts: