KSI/RTI Resources for High School Mathematics for HB 69

Published: 10/28/2013 10:53 AM

​Mathematics ​Intervention Resources for High School

​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 high school students.

​Book Resources

  • Learning to Love Math: Teaching Strategies That Change Student Attitudes and Get Results by Judy Willis (Jul 13, 2010) - 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
  • 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) - 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.
  • Response to Intervention in Math by Paul J. Riccomini and Bradley S. Witzel (Dec 28, 2009) - 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.
  • Solving Equations: An Algebra Intervention (Math Intervention Series) by Bradley S. Witzel and Paul J. Riccomini (Jul 17, 2010) - This timely new book is filled with essential research-based information that teachers and pre-service teachers alike need in order to help more students achieve mathematical standards by employing the concrete to representational to abstract (CRA) sequence of instruction with forms of algebraic equations.
  • Understanding RTI in Mathematics: Proven Methods and Applications by Russell Gersten, Ph.D. and Rebecca Newman-Gonchar, Ph.D. (Aug 31, 2011) - 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.
  • Using Formative Assessment to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction, Grades 4-10: Seven Practices to Maximize Learning by Leslie Laud (Mar 28, 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.

Web-Based Resources

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