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Description

Observation Tool: Core Content Area/Tier 1: Observation tool to be used in collecting data about Tier 1 instruction. Can be used in conducting an evaluation to determine eligibility for special education.

Observation Tool: Differentiated Instruction: Walkthrough observation tool to use when looking for differentiation, including within instructional delivery, grouping, use of time, and materials.

Observation Tool: Explicit Systematic Instruction: Observation checklist to use when looking for features of effective instruction such as reviewing prior knowledge, modeling, and providing immediate feedback.

Observation Tool: Instructional Grouping: Observation checklist to use when looking for various grouping formats, including teacher-led small groups and cooperative groups. This tool is especially useful when school leaders or lead teachers collect data by grade level or by course to understand how teachers are using grouping formats in their everyday instruction.

Observation Tool: Intervention: Observation tool for collecting data about Tier 2 or Tier 3 intervention instruction. Can be used to inform an evaluation to determine eligibility for special education.

Observation Tool: Scaffolded Practice: Observation checklist to use when looking for elements such as providing guided practice, matching materials to student needs, and providing appropriate feedback.


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Published Date

2011

Funding Source

Texas Education Agency

Topic

Response to Intervention (RTI)

Type of Resource

Booklet/Guide

Audience

General Education Classroom Teacher
Researcher
School Administrator
Special Education Teacher
Technical Assistance Provider

Grade Level

Elementary
Middle School
High School