Tier 3 of the RTI Model: Problem Solving Through a Case Study Approach
Help Struggling Students Be All They Can Be With Tier 3
Identify students’ learning needs and make appropriate decisions regarding instruction and intervention.
Response to Intervention (RTI) is a three-tiered framework that helps all students by providing targeted interventions at increasing levels of intensity. This detailed guide to Tier 3 of the RTI model provides school psychologists and RTI teams with a case study approach to conducting intensive, comprehensive student evaluations.
With step-by-step guidelines for grades K–12, Tier 3 of the RTI Model: Problem Solving Through a Case Study Approach,demonstrates how to develop a specific case study for students whoare struggling in the general classroom. Focusing exclusively on thethird tier, the book:
- Provides guidance on problem identification and analysis, progress monitoring, selection of research-based interventions, and evaluation of case study outcomes
- Addresses both academic and behavioral challenges, including mental health issues
- Shows how school psychologists can collaborate with other members of the RTI team
- Provides tools for assessment and for tracking progress
Tier 3 of the RTI Model guides school psychologists through the involved, in-depth process of building a case study that identifies student needs at this level and helps the RTI team determine the interventions and instruction necessary to educate students with learning challenges.