I wanted to share a 2010 document A FOCUS ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS (ELLs) AND THEIR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: A POSITION STATEMENT 2RTI FINAL [5_5_10v2] on considerations of using RTI in bilingual language programs.
The position papers summarizes why a 2RTI Model is better than a regular RTI model in bilingual language programs. It also speaks to the importance of language learning and how the 2RTI can serve as a framework for planning and developing of you program.
Claudia is the Endowed Joan Wieler Arno 49 Professor at Lasell University. She is currently a full professor of education and chair of the Education Program. Claudia has been a teacher, researcher, consultant, and professor of special education.