This course will cover how a Response to Intervention (RTI) model for language in kindergarten and preschool can guide schools to incorporate Common Core Standards at every Tier. Assessment and intervention at all three tiers will be discussed. In addition, using RTI to differentiate English Language Learners (ELL) from children with speech/language impairment will also be covered.
Course created on July 29, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 1-2 Common Core-based interventions that can be used at all three tiers of instruction.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how universal language benchmarking can guide the RTI process.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how data from universal language benchmarking can assist SLPs in differentiating ELL from children with speech/language impairment.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how universal benchmarking data can be used to write and update SMART language goals.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction and Overview of Response to Intervention|
|10-20 Minutes||Evidence-based research|
|20-40 Minutes||Universal Benchmarking and using data to create tiered groups|
|40-70 Minutes||Overview Common Core Standards & interventions at every tier|
|70-80 Minutes||Making time for RTI in your schedule|
|80-90 Minutes||KLBA: A universal benchmark tool overview|
|90-105 Minutes||Using universal benchmarking to differentiate ELL from speech/language impairment|
|105-115 Minutes||Other uses of universal benchmarking data|
|115-120 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Jennifer Preschern, MA, CCC-SLP
Jennifer Preschern holds a dual masters degree in Speech Language Pathology and Learning Disabilities from Northwestern University. She also holds a school administration certification from Loyola University. She has worked as a speech-language pathologist in the public school system and as a language/literacy consultant. She also has experience as a language/literacy teacher in Linz, Austria at a bilingual public school. Her professional expertise is putting language/literacy research into practical application for linguistically and socioeconomically diverse public school settings.
Angela Anthony, PhD, CCC-SLP
Angela Beckman Anthony, PhD, CCC-SLP is an Associate Professor and Department Chair in the Communication Disorders and Sciences Department at Eastern Illinois University. Her teaching, research, and clinical experience are focused on early language and literacy development and disorders. She has experience working in the private and public schools, private practice, and university settings.
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