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RtI Preconference Workshop-Houston Regional Conference

2014 NCTM Regional Conference & Exposition in Houston, November 19-21 

November 19, 2014 
Multi-Tiered Systems of Support: What Are Effective Interventions and Assessments?

Join us for this preconference workshop in Houston focused on response to intervention (RtI). This workshop offers support in content, instruction, and assessment for grades 3–8 teachers with learners who struggle. Register now.  

To learn more about the use of instructional interventions download the NCTM position statement on interventions.

Workshop Overview


Participants will

  • Review the structure and features of common multi-tiered systems such as RtI  
  • Engage in tasks to support teaching concepts of number, algebra readiness and geometry at grades 3–8 to students who struggle
  • Explore formative and progress monitoring assessment strategies that provide ways to gather evidence of students’ progress

Who Should Attend 

  • Grades 3–8 general education teachers
  • Grades 3–8 special education teachers
  • Grades 3–8 RtI teachers


Barbara Dougherty  

Barbara Dougherty
University of Missouri-Columbia 

 Karen Karp 

Karen Karp
University of Louisville


9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Part 1: Exploration of Number Concepts
10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Part 2: Exploration of Number Operations 
12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch (included in registration fee)
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Part 3:  Exploration of Algebra Readiness Concepts and Skills 
2:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Part 4:  Putting it Altogether with Assessment Techniques with Wrap Up 

Registration Information 

Preregistration required. Register now.  

Rates: Members, $140; nonmembers, $160 (includes boxed lunch).

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