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Tier 3 of the RTI Model: Problem Solving Through a Case Study Approach

Tier 3 of the RTI Model

Sawyer Hunley
Kathy McNamara

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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.

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