## KSI/RTI Resources for Elementary Mathematics for HB 69

*Published: 10/28/2013 10:49 AM*

#### Mathematics Intervention Resources for Elementary

HB 69 (704 KAR 3:095), which was signed into legislation in 2012, was an act relating to early academic intervention, specifically focusing on Kindergarten through grade three. Below you will find intervention resources for mathematics to use with elementary school students.

#### Book Resources

- Insight into what really helps students learn math including friendly descriptions of the concrete to representational to abstract sequence of instruction, procedural instruction that can be expanded from one topic to the next, assessment guides for placement and measurement, and retention of content through mixed reviews and assessments. In addition, the authors provide teachers with clear direction to implement each research-based lesson plan with answer sheets to grade student work as well as pictures of manipulations and accompanying vocabulary so that teachers know exactly how to show concrete and pictorial steps.*Computation of Fractions: Math Intervention for Elementary and Middle Grades Students*by Bradley S. Witzel and Paul J. Riccomini (Oct 13, 2008)- Integration of picture-led, step-by-step instruction with accompanying dialogue will aid educators to deliver the exact vocabulary and stepwise procedures necessary for success—that of their students learning the mathematical process to computing integers. Written for math educators including elementary, middle school, special education teachers, tutors and home school teachers, this accessible guide will improve instructors’ ability to teach integers, and the confidence in their students to master the subject matter.*Computation of Integers: Math Intervention for Elementary and Middle Grades Students*by Paul J. Riccomini and Bradley S. Witzel (Jul 19, 2009)- The book offers a coherent, up-to-date approach emphasizing computational fluency and the progressive development of students’ mathematical sophistication. The book is organized in key domains of number instruction, including structuring numbers 1 to 20, knowledge of number words and numerals, conceptual place value, mental computation, written computation methods, fractions, and early algebraic reasoning.*Developing Number Knowledge: Assessment, Teaching and Intervention with 7-11 year olds (Math Recovery)*by Robert J Wright, David Ellemor-Collins and Pamela D Tabor (Dec 6, 2011)- With recommendations based on the 2008 National Mathematics Advisory Panel report, this updated resource provides classroom-ready strategies for differentiating math instruction.*Differentiating Math Instruction: Strategies That Work for K-8 Classrooms*by William N. Bender (Mar 17, 2009)- The assessment tools in this edition help teachers identify children's difficulties and misconceptions and become more skilled and confident in planning programs for intervention and monitoring children's progress.*Early Numeracy: Assessment for Teaching and Intervention (Math Recovery)*by Robert J. Wright, James Martland and Ann K Stafford (Jan 26, 2006)- Dr. Judy Willis responds with an emphatic yes in this informative guide to getting better results in math class. Tapping into abundant research on how the brain works, Willis presents a practical approach for how we can improve academic results by demonstrating certain behaviors and teaching students in a way that minimizes negativity.*Learning to Love Math: Teaching Strategies That Change Student Attitudes and Get Results*by Judy Willis (Jul 13, 2010)- Provides insight into the teaching of basic math facts, including a multitude of instructional strategies, teacher tips, and classroom activities to help students master their facts while strengthening their understanding of numbers, patterns, and properties.*Mastering the Basic Math Facts in Addition and Subtraction: Strategies, Activities, and Interventions to Move Students Beyond Memorization*by Susan O'Connell and John SanGiovanni (Mar 29, 2011)- Provides insights into the teaching of basic math facts, including a multitude of instructional strategies, teacher tips, and classroom activities to help students master their facts while strengthening their understanding of numbers, patterns, and properties.*Mastering the Basic Math Facts in Multiplication and Division: Strategies, Activities & Interventions to Move Students Beyond Memorization*by Susan O'Connell and John SanGiovanni (Mar 29, 2011)- Useful for small groups or one-on-one instruction, this book offers successful math interventions and RTI connections. Teachers will learn to target math instruction to struggling students by: diagnosing weaknesses, providing specific, differentiated instruction, using formative assessments, offering corrective feedback, motivating students by using games.*Math Intervention: Building Number Power with Formative Assessments, Differentiation, and Games, Grades 3-5*by Jennifer Taylor-Cox- This book provides a wealth of intervention ideas based on learning/behavior concerns for improvement. The table of contents organizes the student learning/behavior and provides twenty-six strategies to try with the student to assist with that specific learning/behavior.*Pre-Referral Intervention Manual (3rd edition): The Most Common Learning and Behavior Problems Encountered in the Educational Environment*by Stephen B. McCarney. Hawthorne Educational Services, Inc. (2006)-Aligned with the NMAP final report and IES practice guide, this resource offers guidelines, intervention strategies, and case studies for designing and implementing RTI in math.*Response to Intervention in Math*by Paul J. Riccomini and Bradley S. Witzel (Dec 28, 2009)- Addresses a growing demand for implementation of response to intervention (RTI) procedures in mathematics education. This resource offers guidance through each stage of the RTI process, extensive tools for teacher reflection and growth, and discussion of support strategies beyond the classroom. It also includes a variety of assessment materials, research-based instructional strategies, and numerous case-studies of RTI implementation.*Response to Intervention in Math: Practical Guidelines for Elementary Teachers*by William N. Bender (Jun 30, 2010)- This interactive, practical resource gives educators sound knowledge and expertise for successfully implementing RTI in mathematics and addressing the challenges involved. Clarifies and describes the issues of RTI, the connections among teachers’ knowledge and skills and their use with RTI, and the role of the teacher within the classroom and school, and provides evidence-based content, scenarios, examples, resources, and activities; modeling description; and reflection upon the key learning outcomes of RTI.*RTI and Mathematics: Practical Tools for Teachers in K-8 Classrooms*by Regina Gresham and Mary E. Little (Sep 17, 2012)- RTI in Math: Practical Guidelines for Elementary Teachers addresses a growing demand for implementation of response to intervention (RTI) procedures in mathematics education. They analyze common student difficulties in both early and upper-elementary math, from basic number sense to complex problem-solving skills, and they apply a three-tier RTI model to the general education classroom. This resource offers guidance through each stage of the RTI process, extensive tools for teacher reflection and growth, and discussion of support strategies beyond the classroom. It also includes a variety of assessment materials, research-based instructional strategies, and numerous case-studies of RTI implementation.*RTI in Math: Pratical Guidelines for Elementary Teachers*by William N. Bender and Darlene Crane (Aug 15, 2010)- Through error analysis and targeted instruction, you can uncover students’ misconceptions in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division and help students understand and correct their own mistakes.*Strategies for Teaching Whole Number Computation: Using Error Analysis for Intervention and Assessment*by David B. Spangler (Jun 2, 2010)- This book is designed for aspiring and practicing teachers who will work or are working with K-6 students in need of remediation and additional math instruction. Addressing the mathematical concepts students struggle with most, including place value, addition and subtraction of whole numbers, multiplication, division, fractions, and time and money, this book analyzes the roots and causes of frequent error patterns in student work and offers implementable solutions for solving them and teaching lifelong math skills.*Teaching Learners Who Struggle with Mathematics: Responding With Systematic Intervention and Remediation (3rd Edition)**(Pearson Professional Development)*by Helene J. Sherman, Lloyd I. Richardson and George J. Yard (Apr 23, 2012)- This is the definitive volume on RTI in math: what we know about it, why it works, and how to use it to ensure high-quality math instruction and higher student achievement. Filled with vignettes, accessible summaries of the most recent studies, and best-practice guidelines for making the most of RTI, this comprehensive research volume is ideal for use as a textbook or as a key resource to guide decision makers.*Understanding RTI in Mathematics: Proven Methods and Applications*by Russell Gersten, Ph.D. and Rebecca Newman-Gonchar, Ph.D. (Aug 31, 2011)- Staff development expert Leslie Laud provides seven research-based practices that show teachers how to implement formative assessment, create tiered instruction, and manage a multitasking classroom.*Using Formative Assessment to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction, Grades 4-10: Seven Practices to Maximize Learning*by Leslie Laud (Mar 28, 2011)

#### Web-Based Resources

**ABRI**- ABRI (Academic and Behavioral Response to Intervention) is structured to provide state-wide access to support with the emphasis on creating an infrastructure toward sustainability and capacity building within schools and educational cooperatives. https://louisville.edu/education/abri**Assisting Students Struggling with Mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for Elementary and Middle Schools**- This 2009 practice guide from the What Works Clearinghouse provides eight recommendations to help teachers, principals, and school administrators use RtI to identify students who need assistance in mathematics and to address the needs of these students through focused interventions. Each recommendation has practical suggestions for implementation. http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/pdf/practice_guides/rti_math_pg_042109.pdf**Concrete-Representational-Abstract Instructional Approach**- Provides an overview of the Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA) Instructional Approach and discusses how this intervention can be used to improve math instruction. http://www.k8accesscenter.org/training_resources/documents/CRAApplicationFinal_000.pdf**Effective Strategies for Teaching Students with Difficulties in Mathematics****Examples of Math Interventions**- Provides a list of strategies by area of concern or struggle for students. http://jennylind.mpls.k12.mn.us/math_intervention_ideas**Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Math**- The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics provides an outstanding amount of math resources, including activities, lessons, standards, and web links. http://illuminations.nctm.org/**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 http://www.interventioncentral.org/academic-interventions/math**K-5 Math Teaching Resources**- This site provides an extensive collection of free resources, math games, and hands-on math activities aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. http://www.k-5mathteachingresources.com/**Kentucky Center for Mathematics**- Drawing on the expertise and research of mathematics educators and mathematicians, the Kentucky Center for Mathematics supports diverse teacher and student populations across the Commonwealth by facilitating the development of mathematical proficiency, power for future success, and enjoyment of teaching and learning mathematics**Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics -**Provides support and professional development by grade level. http://www.kctm.org/**Kentucky Department of Education – Mathematics – Elementary**- The elementary mathematics page is organized using categories: Curriculum, Instructions, Assessment, Highlighted Supports and State/National agencies and organizations. Each link connects to additional information and resources including professional development opportunities, KDE-produced resources and professional organizations. http://education.ky.gov/curriculum/math/Pages/Mathematics---Elementary.aspx**Mathematics Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities or Difficulty Learning Mathematics: A Guide for Teachers**- This guide from the Center on Instruction describes seven effective instructional practices for teaching mathematics to K–12 students with learning disabilities that were identified in the Center’s synthesis of intervention research, and also incorporates recommendations from "The Final Report of The National Mathematics Advisory Panel". http://www.centeroninstruction.org/files/Mathematics%20Instruction%20LD%20Guide%20for%20Teachers.pdf**Mathematics Strategy Instruction (SI) for Middle School Students with Learning Disabilities**-This brief, written by Dr. Joseph Gagnon and Dr. Paula Maccini, focuses on the use of strategy instruction with middle school students with LD. http://digilib.gmu.edu:8080/jspui/bitstream/1920/284/1/MathSIforMiddleSchoolStudentswithLD.2.pdf**Math Interventions from Akron Public Schools**- An extensive list of interventions and strategies by grade level. http://www.akronschools.com/departments/ci/pyramids/math-strategies/**Mathwire**- This series of pages is designed as a resource to teachers as they differentiate instruction for varied learners in the class. Suggested activities include multi-sensory approaches to various mathematical skills and games to help struggling students construct deep meaning for numbers. http://mathwire.com/strategies/intervention.html**School-Wide Strategies for Managing Mathematics**- Provides a variety of strategies to implement when students are struggling with common math topics. The website also has links to a variety of other resources related to math interventions. http://www.jimwrightonline.com/php/interventionista/interventionista_intv_list.php?prob_type=mathematics**Turn-On Common Core Math**- Turnonccmath.com is designed to elaborate the "scientific basis" of learning trajectories research and link to the Common Core State Standards. Unpacked descriptors describe students' movement from naive to sophisticated ideas by identifying bridging standards; underlying cognitive principles; student misconceptions, strategies and inscriptions; and models, related representations and contexts. The descriptors for each learning trajectory include a diagram that provides a Structural Overview of the standards and descriptors within that Learning Target. http://turnonccmath.net/**Using Mnemonic Instruction to Teach Math**- This brief illustrates mnemonics that are useful in teaching math facts, order of operations, measurement, geometry, problem-solving techniques, and other areas of math to students with disabilities http://www.k8accesscenter.org/training_resources/documents/Mnemonicinstruction-math-4-20-05.pdf