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Subject: RTI Webinar: RTI and Instructional Coaching: An Overview

Source: Martha Leader, Assistant Director, Effective Practices

Intended Audience:  All Educators

Date: February 25, 2010

The National Center on Response to Intervention is hosting a free webinar entitled RTI and Instructional Coaching: An Overview on March 3, 2010, from 1:00-2:00 pm CST.  For the past decade, researchers and practitioners at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning have been developing and evaluating a model for providing onsite professional learning. This study identified several activities that instructional coaches employ to facilitate teachers' learning new teaching practices, including the implementation of RTI.

What topics will be discussed?

*       The seven components of coaching-(a) enroll, (b) identify, (c) model, (d) observe, (e) explore, (f) support, and (g) reflect.

*       The partnership principles that represent the theoretical

framework for this approach to coaching.

*       The value of coaching within an RTI framework.

More information and directions on how to join the webinar can be found at http://www.rti4success.org/.  Click on the "Events" tab and select "Webinars."  The link to the webinar can be found on side of the page under "Latest Events."