Live Webinars and On-Demand Webcasts
Forums and Institutes
A 1-day Response to Intervention Forum explored the components of a comprehensive literacy model as an RTI approach and examine a framework and process for implementation, assessment, and improvement. (February 8, 2010)
District superintendents and school principals focused on developing a comprehensive literacy curriculum to accelerate student progress and eliminate the achievement gap in an Administrators' Institute September 27-28, 2010, in Washington, DC.
Keynote videos and session handouts available.
RTI Information Initiative
Scholarship and Grant Opportunities
Professional Development Assistance to Teachers provided professional development grants to 25 active Reading Recovery teachers to attend the 2010 National Reading Recovery & K–6 Classroom Literacy Conference in Columbus, Ohio.
A Training Initiative Package provided funds in partnership with universities to prepare knowledgeable Reading Recovery teacher educators. The package provided money to assist two faculty members with tuition, fees, books, and residency costs for the 1-year training program.
Cost-Effectiveness Research Analysis
Evaluation of a 2-year study comparing the effectiveness of one-to-one vs. small-group instruction will bring new information and understanding of the cost-effectiveness implications of teacher-student ratio. Group sizes of 1:2, 1:3, and 1:5 were studied.
Effective Literacy Practices Video Library
Web-based professional development modules provide extensive examples of effective literacy practices used by Reading Recovery and classroom teachers. Each of the six modules includes a short video and a 2-page downloadable reference guide. The video library will help K-3 teachers, Reading Recovery teachers, literacy coaches, and school administrators explore effective teaching.