RtI in Math: Evidence-Based Interventions for Struggling Students

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Linda Forbringer, Wendy Fuchs

  • RtI in Math
  • RtI in Math
    Learn how to help K–8 students who struggle in math using clear, practical strategies that can be implemented right away.

304 pages
Age Range: 5 to 14
2013
ISBN: 9781596672543

Learn how to help K–8 students who struggle in maths. This book provides a variety of clear, practical strategies that can be implemented right away to boost student achievement. You will find out how to design lessons that work with struggling learners, implement the recommendations for math intervention from the What Works Clearinghouse, use praise and self-motivation more effectively, develop number sense and computational fluency, teach whole numbers and fractions, increase students’ problem-solving abilities, and more! Extensive examples are provided for each strategy, as well as lesson plans, games, and resources.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Overview of Response to Intervention

Chapter 2: Using Assessment to Make Instructional Decisions

Chapter 3: Overview of Evidence-Based Practices for Teaching Mathematics

Chapter 4: Setting the Stage: Increasing Motivation

Chapter 5: Explicit Instruction

Chapter 6: Concrete and Visual Representation

Chapter 7: Representing Whole Numbers

Chapter 8: Developing Computational Fluency with Basic Facts

Chapter 9: Representing Rational Numbers

Chapter 10: Problem Solving

Chapter 11: Conclusion: Using RtI to Improve Achievement in Mathematics

Appendix A: Lesson Plans

Appendix B: Games to Practice Basic Facts

Appendix C: Additional Resources to Practice Basic Facts

References

"Forbinger and Fuchs’ RtI in Math: Evidence-Based Interventions for Struggling Students is a detailed resource for beginning teachers, in general and special education, in K-12 and university settings. It offers clear definitions, thorough instructional rationales, recommended procedures, and examples as well as an extensive list of print and on-line resource materials and suggestions of games that can support student learning."
- Frances Loose, Middleweb