One of the best RTI teaching strategies to improve reading comprehension is reciprocal teaching – an instructional strategy involving discussion as well as using reading strategies to improve comprehension of text. Reciprocal teaching uses a four-step method – often referred to as the “Fab Four” – t [...]
Early in my career, I was a special education teacher and a co-teacher who worked within the inclusion model at the secondary school level. I became convinced that EVERY high school classroom needs to begin with RTI (Response To Intervention) Tier One, with differentiated teaching strategies, so that every student can learn.
In 2017, the general scientific consensus was that learning styles may not exist because there is not enough evidence to prove that they do.
Studies have proven that reciprocal teaching greatly influences student comprehension skills.
When students in your classroom are not progressing at the same rate or better as their peers, supplement their learning with researched based strategies that increase achievement. These are also Tier Two interventions for Response to Intervention.