At Collaborative Classroom, we believe that providing students with a consistent scope and sequence and similar pedagogy in both Tier 1 and Tier 2 is the best instructional practice. Our recommendation is to use the Collaborative Literacy suite of programs—Being a Reader™ (K–2), Being a Writer™ (K–6), and Making Meaning® (K–6)—to provide Tier 1 instruction. For students who might require Tier 2 intervention support in foundational skills, our recommendation is to use SIPPS® (Systematic Instruction in Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words).
We have revised the RTI/MTSS guidance document to better support the considerations for reading instruction in Collaborative Literacy. The document provides general guidance to support Collaborative Literacy teachers with making Response to Intervention/Multi-tiered System of Support (RTI/MTSS) decisions. Use these recommendations in accordance with your school or district’s RTI/MTSS protocols.
The revised version provides:
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