Looking for an intervention for your students? The Intervention Tools Chart is designed to be used by educators as a resource to locate interventions, instructional practices, and learning strategies that can be used within an RtI process. Please note: the listing of specific tools is not meant as an endorsement by the NYS RtI MS DP or the NYSED. Rather, it is up to the consumer to research selected tools for evidence of effectiveness. The chart contains three types of tools that are either free or available for purchase: commercial programs, instructional practices, and learning strategies.
Corrective Reading provides intensive direct instruction-based reading intervention for students in Grades 3–Adult who are reading below grade level. This Direct Instruction reading intervention program delivers scripted, tightly sequenced, carefully planned lessons that give struggling students the structure and practice necessary to become skilled, fluent readers and better learners. Four levels for decoding plus four for comprehension address the varied reading deficits and skill levels found among older students.
Doors to DiscoveryTM is a preschool literacy curriculum that uses eight thematic units of activities to help children build fundamental early literacy skills in oral language, phonological awareness, concepts of print, alphabet knowledge, writing, and comprehension. The program also contains instruction with early mathematical concepts.
Earobics® is an adaptive, computer-based reading intervention program with supplemental materials. This program focuses on building foundational skills using multimedia materials. Supplemental materials include classroom activities, letter-sound cards, and leveled readers. Earobics® can be used to supplement any core reading program.
Fundations® is multisensory and focuses on hands-on learning with active participation by students, including the use of puppets. Instructional materials include a CD-ROM for teacher training, a manual describing activities, and a specific daily curriculum. Materials such as manipulatives, student notebooks, word, sound, and syllable cards, and even owl puppets are all used to help teach the curriculum. A Home Support Pack, available in both English and Spanish, is also a key component of the curriculum.
Headsprout is an adaptive, individualized online reading program for K-5 students. The program is designed to tailor its instruction to the needs and learning pace of every student. This program is designed to be used by students with a variety of reading skills at various reading levels: from non-readers and early readers to established readers already reading above their grade level.
iSPIRE is an intensive reading program for non-readers and struggling readers. The program uses new technology to blend digital and teacher led instruction. The program uses continual practice and review to aid students in mastering concepts.
Kaplan SpellRead™ is a phonological auditory training program. It focuses on phonological automaticity and reading fluency while providing explicit comprehension and vocabulary instruction and opportunities for writing.
Keys to Literacy is a professional development program designed to train teachers to provide content literacy instruction embedded in classroom instruction using existing reading and curriculum materials.
This professional development program is designed for grades 4-6 elementary teachers, 7-12 content classroom teachers, and educators who provide support to struggling readers.
Keys to Literacy is a professional development program designed to train teachers to provide content literacy instruction embedded in classroom instruction using existing reading and curriculum materials. This professional development program is designed for all teachers grades K-3 and educators who provide support to struggling readers.
LANGUAGE! The Comprehensive Literacy Curriculum® is a multisensory, targeted intervention with an intensive literacy curriculum. It integrates reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, foundational skills, and spoken English. Its parallel curriculum, LANGUAGE! Focus on English Learning® is specifically designed for English learners. The program is available in both a traditional and eBook version.