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 a Full Professor of Education and Chair of the Education Program at Lasell University. Claudia is a researcher, consultant, and teacher educator committed to addressing the needs of bilingual students who are learning English and have a disability.