How Reading Horizons Intervention Program Meets the Needs of All 3 RTI Tiers
Response to Intervention (RTI) is an early intervention model used to help teachers and schools like yours, prevent long-term academic failure. The following outlines how you could use the Reading Horizons Discovery® reading intervention program in all 3 RTI tiers to help your school accomplish this goal:
How Does Reading Horizons Discovery® Meet the Requirements of Tier I?
- Research-based reading program
- Materials for teaching explicit, systematic phonics (builds phonemic awareness, letter-sound association, recognition and understanding of word patterns and formations)
- Works well in a classroom setting
- Multi-sensory activities appeal to many learning styles
- Direct assessments identify proficiency & monitor progress
- Supplements most major core curriculums
- Computer software is aligned with classroom instruction
- Software supplement helps students internalize skills
How Does Reading Horizons Discovery® Meet the Requirements of Tier II?
- Works well for small-group instruction
- Students receive guided practice
- Additional activities & instruction available for struggling readers
- Resource materials for reinforcing & internalizing skills
- Multi-sensory direct instruction
- Assessments given on a weekly basis
- Errors receive immediate corrective feedback
How Does Reading Horizons Discovery® Meet the Requirements of Tier III?
- Found effective in special education settings (especially for students displaying dyslexia, ADD, & other learning disabilities)
- Instruction adjusts well for very small groups or one-on-one instruction
- Works well for any age group
- Multi-sensory involvement (essential when working with special-needs students)
- Computer software allows collaboration between all teachers & tiers
- Instruction & reading interventions can easily tailored to individual student needs
- Continuous progress monitoring
- Instruction addresses specific skill deficits
- The methodology allows students to progress rapidly to more-mature reading passages
Learn more about using Reading Horizons Discovery® elementary reading program in each of the RTI tiers.