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Language RTI & Common Core: Using a Universal Language Benchmarking Process

Course: #7203Level: Intermediate2 Hours 116 Reviews

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.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify 1-2 Common Core-based interventions that can be used at all three tiers of instruction.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how universal language benchmarking can guide the RTI process.
  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter 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


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