WHAT IS RTI AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR ELLS?

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RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

WHAT IS RTI AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR ELLS?

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

Session Goals RTI Groundwork

Examining Assessment Systems

Data Analysis and Instructional Design

Advancing your RTI Model

1. Overview of the RTI model 2. Role of ELLs in an RTI system

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

What are your goals for your students as readers?

To use language to explore new ideas

To use new words to convey ideas precisely

To use print as a tool in a lifelong journey of learning

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

What is RTI? Tiered instruction for struggling students

Ongoing student assessment

Excellent Tier 1 (Core) Instruction

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

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Assessment and Instruction • In the classroom: • Patterns in the data shape priorities for the core of instruction • Students who are struggling receive a “double dose” targeted to their specific needs • Students who struggle despite intervention receive increasingly specialized services

The Three-Tiered Model

Tier 1 Core of Instruction

Tier 2 "Double Dose" of Instruction

Tier 3 Intensive Intervention

• Literacy Block

• Extra exposure to instruction focused on the student’s needs • One-on-one Tutoring • Special services

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

RTI Assessment System Tier 1 Universal / school wide system to inform instructional planning and support all students’ learning Tier 2 Targeted for a smaller subset of students to inform intervention and monitor progress Tier 3 Individualized to better understand persistent difficulties and adjust intervention Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

New Perspective on Student Performance

Following up with struggling students

Screening all students in literacy

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

Student Pathway: Tier 1

Assessments in One Academic Year

Initial Screening

Outcome Tests

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

Alternative Pathways for Struggling Students

Process of Hypothesis Testing Outcome Tests

Screening

Is this problem different from what peers are facing?

Student Difficulty Surfaced

Is the problem persistent, despite instruction?

Has the student had sufficient opportunities to learn? How can we layer instructional supports throughout the day?

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

The Two Needs of ELLs Explicit English Language Instruction

Academic Reading, Writing, and Speaking Skills

Explicit Literacy Instruction

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

Principles for Tier 1: ELLs ELLs in mainstream classroom settings included in the RTI system

Assessment used to guide instructional planning and support – NOT for high stakes decisions or to label students

ELLs flagged as at-risk or below-benchmark should receive targeted instructional support

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

RTI and Best Practices: An Overlap Best practices in literacy assessment: Using a variety of data sources to design tailored instruction, facilitate student learning, and monitor progress over time

RTI: A school-wide system to periodically screen for student risk, provide supplemental instruction for students needing Tier 2 or 3 supports, and tailor Tier 1 instruction

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

CLOSING AND REFLECTION

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education

RTI Model for ELL Academic Success

Lesaux, Marietta, & Phillips Galloway

For Discussion: See

• What did you notice about RTI from today’s presentation? Was anything new or surprising?

Think

• What are your ideas about implementing RTI, particularly with ELLs?

Wonder

• What questions or concerns do you have? What are you curious about? Excited to try?

Materials developed in collaboration with the Office of English Language Learners, New York City Department of Education