Alexander is a second grade student. His teacher, having administered a universal screening measure, has identified Alexander as a struggling reader. Explain the first step in the RTI approach to consider when trying to help Alexander.
What data collection, intervention, and progress monitoring steps would you recommend be taken and why?Question 2:
Compare and contrast Response to Intervention (RTI) to Multi-Tier Systems of Supports (MTSS). Does one model benefit struggling students in a schoolwide programming more than the other? Why?