RTI for Dually-Identified Students

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Response to Intervention has become widespread in schools throughout the country, and it can provide an effective model for addressing student needs when implemented effectively. Learn more about what successful RTI looks like for English language learners (ELLs), particularly those with special education needs, from the following resources.

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Videos: Differentiation 101

See more differentiation videos in this series from Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski:

Videos: Response to Intervention With English Language Learners

The RTI Action Network offers instructional video and audio content to highlight some of the important issues related to realizing the potential of RTI. In the first of three new videos, Dr. Janette Klingner offers suggestions across tiers on how to implement RTI with respect to English Language Learners (ELLs), with a special emphasis on enhancing the quality of core instruction. Additional videos address considerations for educators working with ELLS and cultural and linguistic diversity among ELLs.


This resource section was made possible through our partnership with the National Education Association. Additional support was provided by the American Federation of Teachers.