George Lucas Educational Foundation

Response to Intervention

Through early screening of student progress, Response to Intervention (RTI) can help identify and support struggling learners. Learn more about the benefits of this approach.

  • Social and Emotional Learning

    An Inside Look at Trauma-Informed Practices

    A Nashville elementary school takes a comprehensive approach to trauma-informed practices, creating a space where students feel known and supported.
  • Response to Intervention

    A Daily Support System for Students

    Students who need extra social and emotional support have a quick check-in with an adult at the start and end of each day.
  • Classroom Management

    The Behavior Battle: High- and Low-Tech Solutions

    While programs like Kickboard, PBIS World, and ClassDojo can help track and identify student behavior issues, so can lower-tech practices like focused observation, simplified reporting, and team input.
  • Education Trends

    Intervention for Failing Students: What Matters Most?

    People, not programs, matter most when it comes to intervention for struggling students.
  • Response to Intervention

    Response to Intervention: Resources for Educators

    Explore resources to help understand, implement, or refine Response to Intervention.
  • Differentiated Instruction

    Developing a Multi-Tiered System of Supports

    Teacher collaboration is essential for this system of differentiated instruction to work.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Meeting Students’ Behavioral Needs

    Using a multi-tiered system of supports to teach social and emotional skills in elementary school.
  • Response to Intervention

    Guiding Students to Success at Their Own Level

    The Response to Intervention model has helped a school reduce the gap between the highest- and lowest-achieving students.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Integrating SEL and Academics in Every Grade

    Social and emotional learning strategies help kids focus on their classes.
  • Response to Intervention

    Personalizing Support With Response to Intervention

    The Response to Intervention model helps educators differentiate instruction for students who need extra supports.
  • Response to Intervention

    Using a Multi-Tiered System of Supports

    See how one high school meets the academic and social-emotional needs of every student.
  • Response to Intervention

    How to Implement Response to Intervention at the Secondary Level

    Principal PJ Caposey writes that successful RtI is in the details of implementation and offers some suggestions.
  • Response to Intervention

    Olympic Gold in the Classroom: RTI

    Blogger Ben Johnson creates an analogy between swimming the backstroke and the academic intervention program, RTI.
  • Response to Intervention

    Response to Intervention: Safe Spaces for Math and Literacy

    At Charles R. Drew Charter School, the Literacy Center and Math Lab provide fun, engaging, and enriching interventions to help support students most in need.
  • Response to Intervention

    Response to Intervention: Meeting Students at Their Learning Ability

    Meyer Elementary School's Response to Intervention practice has contributed to their ranking in the top five percent of all Michigan schools.