Supporting English Learners Within MTSS
MTSS refers to a recommended framework that organizes instruction and interventions in a data-informed tiered system of support. The goals of MTSS are to ensure that all students have access to the instruction and interventions they need to be successful, as well as to improve special education identification/referral practices. This is particularly important for ELLs who are sometimes placed mistakenly in special education classes (over-identification) or whose learning differences are overlooked because they are learning a new language (under-identification). MTSS can offer a roadmap for problem-solving and finding the appropriate approach for each student.
In this webinar, Dr. Claudia Rinaldi and Katya Henderson discuss the Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) framework and how it can be used to support English language learners’ success, particularly around questions of special education identification and services.
You can access the slides here.
Branching Minds Makes MTSS Easier
The platform brings together Advances in Technology + the Learning Sciences to provide you and your teams with the infrastructure, data, reporting, interventions, and recommendations needed for a strong Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) practice.
We understand and recognize the difficulties teachers and school systems face in identifying and supporting each student's needs, which requires collaboration, access to evidence-based interventions, data sharing, and visibility of progress.
Branching Minds brings all these components together in an easy-to-use platform that streamlines the work of MTSS, improves student outcomes, and reduces the administrative burden for educators.
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