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Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners: Using the SIOP Model, 2nd edition

  • Jana Echevarria
  • Cara Richards-Tutor
  • MaryEllen Vogt


This authoritative guide for ensuring all students are able to achieve high standards is an essential resource for educators in any school with English learners. It provides practical help for designing and implementing effective RTI programs using the SIOP® Model, and ensuring the appropriate type of instruction that English leaners need and deserve. Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners, 2/e includes important background information on RTI; examines the academic and linguistic challenges that English learners face; and covers appropriate and effective multi-tier instruction, assessment, and intervention with RTI, specifically for English learners. The authors include recommendations for implementing the eight components of the SIOP® Model for Tier 1 within an RTI framework, and additional suggestions for implementing RTI in secondary schools.

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Using RTI with English Learners

Chapter 2 The Big Picture: Cultural and Linguistic Realities

Chapter 3 Assessment and Data Based Decision Making for English Learners

Chapter 4 Tier 1: What Is Best Practice for Teaching English Learners?

Chapter 5 Tier 2 and Tier 3 Interventions for English Learners

Chapter 6 How to Distinguish Disability from Linguistic Differences

Chapter 7 Special Considerations for Secondary English Learners

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Published by Pearson (January 28th 2014) - Copyright © 2015