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Measuring Responsiveness: Universal Screening & Progress Monitoring

Recorded April 11, 2011

This presentation reviews recommendations 1 and 4 of the Institute of Education Sciences practice guide Assisting Students Struggling with Reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and Multi-Tier Intervention in the Primary Grades. Recommendation 1 states that all students should be screened for potential reading problems at the beginning and middle of the year. Recommendation 4 states that progress monitoring of Tier II students should occur at least once a month and that the resulting data should be used to determine whether students still require intervention.

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Dr. Amy E. Barth

Dr. Amy E. Barth

Dr. Amy E. Barth is an assistant research professor at the University of Houston’s Texas Institute of Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics. Dr. Barth is a graduate of the University of Kansas Department of Speech Language Pathology. Her interests include the identification and treatment of students with language and learning disabilities.