Core Component 9: Parent & Family InvolvementThe selected Web resources provide parents and other community members with information that can be used for advocacy and collaboration when planning, implementing and developing multi-tiered systems of support.
The following Web sites provide information for parents and other community members in a variety of media, including research studies, flyers, case studies, newsletter articles, Webinars, and guides.
- Bringing Families to the Table: Family Engagement for Struggling Students
Presents local, state, and national examples of how to engage families to support students struggling academically and behaviorally. Webinar (2013; 59 minutes) National Center on Intensive Intervention.
- Engaging Families in RTl
Alerts educators to key concerns from parents’ perspectives. (2008. Podcast 6 min.) RTI Action Network.
- A New Wave of Evidence: The Impact of School, Family, and Community Connections on Student Achievement
Includes studies that show a convincing link between student achievement and various approaches to parent and community involvement. Southwest Educational Development Laboratory 2002, funded by U.S. Office of Education.
- A Parent's Guide to Response-to-Intervention
Includes real-world examples, a glossary of important terms, concise explanations of interventions at three tiers, sample intervention plans, sample checklists and worksheets, and other documents to help guide parents. The Advocacy Institute.
- A Parent Leader's Perspective on Response to Intervention
Provides parent perspectives of RTI, for example, author Debra Jennings' surprise that providing individual interventions to struggling students has a name and is considered something special. Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, Inc.
- Response to Intervention: Families and Community
Provides a definition and model of RtI; supports collaborative data-guided instruction, communication with parents throughout the process, and inclusion of community resources; PowerPoint (16 slides) and Presenter Guide. IDEA Partnership.
- Schools, Families, and Response to Intervention
Provides ideas for families and educators to work together at each of the RtI levels. RTI Action Network.
- Using Technology to Enhance RtI Implementation
Provides information on technology-enhanced assessment tools that can generate reports with graphs and other figures to make data easier for parents to understand. RTI Action Network.
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