RTI2 Literacy

RTI2 Framework

Framing our literacy, math, and writing instruction with a Response to Instruction and Intervention model allows us to do all we can to meet the needs of every child. The resources provided here are intended to support that instruction.

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Teacher Training

Teacher Training

The Division of Special Education submitted and was awarded a new Professional Development grant (formerly the State Improvement Grant). This new grant will be in place for the next three to four years.

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Early Childhood

Early Childhood

Tennessee created a set of Early Learning Developmental Standards (TN ELDS) in 2004 to help all adults who care for children across the state understand appropriate practices for caring for children from birth to age 5.

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School and Instructional Climate

School & Instructional Climate

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports projects across Tennessee are available to provide assistance to schools and systems.

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Parents

Parents

As a parent, you are the most important influence in your child's success in school and in life. In today's changing economy the need for advanced skills and technical knowledge is growing. Showing our children that we value learning...

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Welcome To The SPDG Website!

In any classroom supporting student achievement, two components would be visible: good teaching and good behavior. The SPDG website focuses on both of those elements through information about good instructional practices in the classroom. In addition, SIG helps to support teachers to work with families, encouraging teachers to help families support the learning that takes place in the schools.

Some of you may have worked with us under our former name – SIG. The Tennessee State Improvement Grant (SIG) has now transitioned into its new activities and name - the Tennessee State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG)...

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Important Updates!

Forums for School Psychs New!

The Tennessee Department of Education is pleased to offer monthly forums for school psychologists, instructional leaders, and/or data teams hosted by our regional RTI consultants. These forums are designed to create Professional Learning Communities (PLC’s) for those involved with RTI² implementation within each CORE region. Information for the September sessions are listed here.

IAIEP Summer Trainings

Linking Reading Assessment to Intervention Summer Trainings

RTI2 Summer Trainings

Materials Now Available


Online Training Modules Now Available!

The Tennessee Department of Education, Division of Special Populations in collaboration with Dr. Aimee Holt from Middle Tennessee State University has produced online modules designed to offer explicit professional development relative to Responsive to Instruction and Intervention (RTI²). See them here.