Educator Resources

Response to Intervention Video Series

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Topic

Description

Length

1. What are the Origins of RTI?

The origins of RTI go back decades.  Dr. Janette Klingner explains how it all began.

4 mins

 

2. What are the purposes of  RTI and what does it look like?

Dr. Janette Klingner, University of Colorado in an interview with Angelica Infante, from the NYC  Office of ELLs, addresses key questions and provides background information.

13 mins

 

3. What are some different approaches to RTI, and what should we consider when implementing these approaches with ELLs?

This video clip provides information on different approaches to RTI and explores the appropriateness of each approach with ELLs.

6 mins

 

4.  What issues/challenges should schools consider when implementing RTI with ELLs?

Dr. Janette Klingner, University of Colorado in an interview with Angelica Infante, from the NYC  Office of ELLs, offers statistical information to help us understand who our ELLs are and what schools should consider when implementing RTI.    

10 mins

5. What should schools understand about bilingualism and the language acquisition process? What are some misconceptions about bilingualism?

Dr. Janette Klingner, University of Colorado in an interview with Angelica Infante, from the NYC  Office of ELLs, addresses common misconceptions about bilingualism.

14 mins

 

6. Cognitive Demands Quadrant

 

Dr. Janette Klingner, University of Colorado in an interview with Angelica Infante, from the NYC  Office of ELLs, discusses the different  cognitive demands for ELLs.

4 mins

 

7. Sequential Bilinguals

 

Janette Klingner, University of Colorado in an interview with Angelica Infante, from the NYC Office of ELLs, differentiates sequential versus simultaneous  biligual .

7 mins