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MTSS Supports at Interagency

MTSS Supports at Interagency

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Online Learning

Tier 3:

  • Student intervention team meetings
  • Communication with admin/family
  • Peer mentors/leaders
  • Creating new content
  • Working 100% of the time at home

Tier 2:

  • Using Newsela
  • In Odysseyware
    • Printing out lessons
    • Adding additional retakes
    • Using ELL supports
    • Customizing course content (i.e. add/delete assignments, provide alternative assignments)
    • CRx (i.e. allow pre-testing0
  • Providing alternative assignments
  • Providing one-on-one supports
  • Using timers/seating charts
  • Using laptops to work in different spaces around classroom and/or outside of classroom
  • JRT
  • Providing more specific information to families
  • Providing a break down of work/chunking work (e.g. calendar, weekly schedule)
  • Collaborate with SpEd teacher
  • Expected pacing guides
  • Alternative seating (e.g. stability balls, couches, etc.)

Tier 1:

  • Weekly goal setting, SMART goals
  • 24-hr access
  • Teacher-taught history lessons (UDYC & SW)
  • Credit trackers
  • common lesson/strategy planning in PLCs
  • WARs (report current grade and progress, at some campuses – time logged in)
  • If coming through intake – intro to online learning by Trisha
  • Odysseyware
    • Intake Intro course
    • message system for communication between students/teachers
    • various campus/individual reports
  • Celebrate progress
  • Protected planning time for online teachers
  • Family contact
  • Teaching about reading strategies
  • Sub folders for specific OW steps during absences
  • On track pacing = 3% progress per period
  • Unlimited time to finish
  • Everyone takes intro course
  • Site-wide support from all staff
  • Brain breaks/teaching stamina
  • OARS lessons
  • Anchor charts
  • Content-based lessons
  • Completion challenges

English Language Arts

Tier 3:

  • testing accommodations
  • IEP referral
  • Individualized projects and curriculum — Running Start
  • ELL intensive supports
  • phonics (Wilson?)

Tier 2:

  • differentiated rubrics
  • book clubs
  • IEPs
  • reading intervention/support classes
  • differentiated assessments
  • writing plans, individualized supports, and/or re-teaching
  • Newsela and Upfront
  • chunking articles and developing questions for individuals or small groups
  • ethnic studies
  • SLP development support for returning students (including assessments)
  • alternatives to SBA (get more info for 2019-2020)
  • identify students with tier 2 and tier 3 needs during intake process and begin to connect to services
  • identify ELL students during intake and assess needs
  • intake support for students who do not go through regular intake process (Alder and IQA mainly)

Tier 1:

  • highly qualified teachers
  • readers and writers workshop
  • scaffolding to accommodate multiple levels
  • grading based on growth
  • individual choice for independent reading and writing
  • multiple ELA classes
  • using student-facing rubrics
  • teachers confer with students about reading and writing
  • get MAP score breakdown for each student tested during intake — independent reading at own level
  • book clubs
  • Hochman Method

Math

Tier 3:

  • Referral for mental health services
  • Referral to nurse or health clinic
  • Referral to drug and alcohol assessment, counseling and/or treatment
  • Engaging resources to meet students’ needs (housing, food, legal representation, and more)
  • Off-grade level testing (SBA), when appropriate
  • LDA testing, when appropriate
  • evaluate for an IEP, when appropriate and with consent of family and student

Tier 2:

  • Math Lab (often in addition to algebra or geometry)
  • Collaborative approach with math and behavior; connecting goals
  • Team approach between math and SpEd interventionists
  • Daily/weekly goals to motivate, develop focus
  • SIT (student intervention team) / wrap-around meetings
  • Connecting with families about strengths and challenges
  • Collaborating with other staff to effectively teach students

Tier 1:

  • MAP Testing
  • Diagnostic Test (Renaissance) at Detention
  • Classroom grouping to maximize learning
  • SBA preparation, integrated into each class (desmos, interims, and more)
  • Responsive and flexible placement
  • Allowing students to take more than one math class, when appropriate
  • Teach and reinforce growth mindset
  • Differentiated math strategies for different learning styles
  • Classroom manipulatives for math learning (hands on equations and algebra tiles, for example)
  • anchor charts (student and/or teacher-generated)
  • student-generated assessment
  • Differentiated curriculum and student materials
  • Customized credit earning in math
  • Formative assessments
  • Oral assessment
  • Individual support
  • Small group instruction
  • Provide access to Desmos calculator
  • Develop cooperative group skills
  • Organized math binders
  • Display student work

Student Progress

Tier 3:

  • Home visits
  • Changing campuses
  • 21+ Program
  • Modified/personalized ALE intervention
  • IEP Evaluation
  • Referral to alcohol/drug protocol
  • Referral to Open Doors

Tier 2:

  • King Makers
  • High School 2 Life Team
  • SIT Referral
  • Emergency Basic Needs
  • Academic Intervention classes
  • Legal services
  • JRT
  • Restorative Conference
  • Care Coordinators
  • Student-led Conferences with parents/support systems
  • Modified ALE schedule
  • Levy work
  • Mental health counseling

Tier 1:

  • SLP
  • Goal setting
  • WARs
  • Giving Room
  • Small class sizes/low student:teacher ratio
  • Senior planning
  • Credit Trackers
  • Personalized schedule
  • Calls home
  • Community celebrations
  • ORCA cards
  • College visits
  • SLCs
  • 4-day intake
  • REACH
  • Community Circles
  • Health care
  • food

Trauma-Sensitive Environment

Tier 3:

  • Wrap-around care
  • CBT
  • One-on-one learning
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Mental health counseling
  • Mental health first aid
  • Mental health clinic
  • Mental health treatment

Tier 2:

  • Restorative circles
  • Health clinic
  • Offer opportunities to do modified assignments
  • Counseling services
  • Community passage ways
  • 180°
  • Offer one to one mentoring
  • Sober recovery
  • Offering different spaces
  • Behavior modification
  • Mediation
  • Shelter case manager
  • Case management
  • MKV liaison
  • Problem solving
  • Set meetings small or large group

Tier 1:

  • Meeting students where they are
  • One-on-one with a staff person
  • Community circles
  • REACH
  • Advisory
  • Ruler
  • SLP
  • Physical environment
  • Food
  • Art
  • Help with shelter
  • Offer group activities
  • Clothing
  • Feel important
  • Give praise
  • Help problem solve
  • Clear directions

Dream List for Trauma-Sensitive Environment:

  • Better pay
  • More PD on current issues, including gang trends, drugs, mental health
  • Case management for all campuses
  • Bridging community services
  • Smaller IEP case loads
  • Housing for students
  • More services for King Country
  • 24-hr crisis line for Interagency
  • Mental health counselors
  • Mentors and mentoring

Math/Alebra Lab RTI Pyramid

Tier 3

  1. We give student the option of working on assignments from home and taking assessments at school to receive credit if successful.
  2. “Packet of Work” on skills the student wishes to improve on.
  3. Students can receive credit in math lab for math work completed in other courses or programs such as “Shop” or Culinary.
  4. Shorten Period and assignments for earning full credit.
  5. Use of Khan Academy videos, lessons and practice problems.

Tier 2

  1. Individual/ One-On-One SDI.
  2. Conferencing with students on a weekly basis.
  3. Ask student to self-choose a topic/skills they want to work on.
  4. Use of Utah Math curriculum as second option.
  5. Review/Re-teach Basic Skills and math facts.
  6. Use of Math Lab as a math credit for graduation for students with IEP’s.
  7. Shorten Assignments for full-credit.
  8. Assigning seats or allowing them to stay in a preferred seat.

Tier 1

  1. Pre and Post Assessments in every unit.
  2. Use Hands-On-Algebraic Equations curriculum, Levels 1-3. Use of Manipulatives for solving equations.
  3. Financial Literacy
  4. Consult with Core Math teachers to have common understanding of student deficits and strengths.
  5. Small group instruction.
  6. Algebraic Word Problems.
  7. Customize awarding credit to students.
  8. Attendance and Credit tracking and reflection on a monthly basis for the course enrolled.
  9. Reach out to parents about student enrollment in Math Lab.

Reading Intervention/College Lit Prep RTI Pyramid

Tier 3

  1. We give student the option of working on assignments from home and taking assessments at school to receive credit if successful.
  2. “Packet of Work” on skills the student wishes to improve on.
  3. Shorten Period and assignments for earning full credit.
  4. Dual credit for work completed on NEWSELA in “online” class. Credit awarded for content and intervention.

Tier 2

  1. Individual/ One-On-One SDI.
  2. Conferencing with students on a weekly basis.
  3. Ask student to self-choose a topic/skills they want to work on.
  4. Use of NEWSELA for working remotely or for help with assessing.
  5. Use of College Lit as as ELA credit for graduation for students with IEP’s.
  6. Shorten Assignments for full-credit.
  7. Assigning seats or allowing them to stay in a preferred seat.

Tier 1

  1. Pre and Post Assessments at the beginning of the school year or enrollment. Use of Reading Naturally.
  2. Writing Practice with prompts. Free Writing time.
  3. Use of Rubrics for correct responses to reading materials so students can express accurately their level of comprehension.
  4. Word Study, Greek and Latin Roots.
  5. Guided/modeled Reading Aloud.
  6. Use of New York Times Upfront magazine subscriptions and materials.
  7. Use of reading articles specifically leveled to students abilities.
  8. Consult with Core ELA teachers to have common understanding of student deficits and strengths.
  9. Small group and whole class instruction.
  10. Use of Post-Assessments after every article read to establish levels of comprehension.
  11. Customize awarding credit to students.
  12. Attendance and Credit tracking and reflection on a monthly basis for the course enrolled.
  13. Tracking of Lexile Level growth and performance.
  14. Reach out to parents about student enrollment in College Lit Prep.