Response To Intervention – RTI Resources

Intervention Central provides teachers, schools and districts with free resources to help struggling learners and implement Response to Intervention and attain the Common Core State Standards.
[24 April 2017] Class Pass: Escape Breaks. The Class Pass intervention reduces disruptive behavior by allowing the student to use a limited number of passes to take brief work breaks to engage in preferred activities. Find out more!

[24 April 2017] Anxiety Management: Brief Writing Activity. Students can reduce anxiety before tests and other high-stakes academic tasks by first completing a brief writing exercise in which they journal about their anxiety. Check it out.
[24 April 2017] Exercise: Behavior Management Strategy. Students show greater levels of behavior control and compliance after they have engaged in at least 30 minutes of sustained physical exercise. Click here for details.

[5 April 2017] Free Manuals on Effective Learning and Social-Skills. Schools can always use more intervention resources. Dr. John Seaman, a school psychologist in UT, has posted free manuals that educators can use to address learning and social-skills training. Click here to view Dr. Seaman’s resource page.

[7 Sept 2016] Growth Mindset. Students with 'learned helplessness' lack confidence in their abilities. Teachers can employ growth-mindset statements to promote optimism and academic engagement.

[7 Sept 2016] Wise Feedback. When offered constructive criticism, students can become defensive and shut down. Instead, teachers can use ‘wise feedback’ to .ensure that their well-intentioned feedback is accepted and acted upon.

[7 Sept 2016] School-Home Note. Managing classroom behaviors is not always easy. A simple strategy that enlists both school and home to improve motivation and behavior is the school-home note

[7 Sept 2016] Flashcards with Constant Time Delay. Students can become discouraged when they commit academic errors. Teachers use flashcards with constant time delay as an 'errorless learning' approach to teach numbers, letters, math facts, spelling and sight words, and even vocabulary terms.

[7 Sept 2016] Repeated Reading and Retelling. Reading comprehension improves with repeated reading and retelling-an intervention that has students read the same passage several times and then write or tell about what they’ve read.