RTI 2014 Materials

Preconference for Small and Rural Schools

Saturday

Keynote –RTI 2014 Keynote Presentation

Strand 1 – RTI-Where it Really Starts – Sharon Azar

Strand 2 – Academic Vocabulary: Teaching New Standards Through Effective Instruction – Anita Archer

Strand 3 – Data-Based Decision-making – Mickey Garrison

Strand 4 – Alaska Mathematics Standards – Karen Melin and Deborah Riddle

Strand 5 – Building Champions: Enhancing Tiered Instruction – Jeff Thorpe

Strand 6 – Intervention Design for Literacy – Shelby Skaanes

Sunday

Topic 1 – RTI Inclusion and Differentiated Instruction – Azar

Topic 2 – Writing Foundation Skills (AM) – Archer

Topic 2 – Writing in All Classes (PM) – Archer

Topic 3 – Effectively Teaching Critical Thinking /Comprehension Strategies Across the Disciplines – Feldman

Topic 3 – Leading RTI – A Potential Key to Increasing Student Achievement – Feldman

Topic 4 – Building a Better Classroom – Skyles

Topic 5 – Everybody Counts:  Allowing All Students to Access the Beauty of Mathematics Through Complex Tasks -Erb

Secondary Resources

Elementary Resources

Topic 6 – Quality Tier One Instruction Using the Danielson Framework as a Professional Growth Model – Linton and Hanson

Topic 7- Using the New Alaska ELA Standards in Grades 9-12 – Melin

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Topic 8 – RTI and the New Standards – Shinn

Topic 9 – Instructional Tours:  A School Improvement Strategy Expanding in Alaska – Schleich

Topic 10 – What to Do Beyond Quality for All:  How to Individualize Instruction for Children with Diverse Abilities