Parent Resources

These resources are for parents and caregivers who want to learn more about RTI. You’ll find information about RTI and activities you can do at home with your child in both English and Spanish.

Building RTI Capacity Project-Developed Resources

Booklets
RTI - Straight Talk for Parents Revised

Response to Intervention (RTI): Straight Talk for Parents (Revised)

Booklet that answers parents’ frequently asked questions about RTI.

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Booklets
Booklets

Respuesta a la Intervención (RTI): Información para Padres

Revised in 2018, this booklet answers parents’ frequently asked questions about Response to Interventio. This resource is written in Spanish. 

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Booklets
Booklets

Resource for Student Evaluation Personnel Working in Schools Implementing Response to Intervention (RtI)

Booklet with information and tools related to RTI and special education, collaborating for effective interventions, and using data to make intervention decisions.

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Presentations
Presentations

RTI: What Parents Want to Know (PDF of presentation)

PDF of presentation that provides a general overview of the 3-Tier model and answers parents’ frequently asked questions about RTI.

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Texas Resources

Booklets
Booklets

Promoting Vocabulary Development: Components of Effective Vocabulary Instruction

Booklet with vocabulary lesson ideas and strategies, including explicit instruction, concept maps, word webs, semantic feature analysis, and advanced word study.

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Booklets
Booklets

Beginning Reading Instruction: Practical Ideas for Parents

Parent booklet describing specific, simple activities to support a child’s literacy at home.

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Booklets
Booklets

Guidelines for Examining Phonics & Word Recognition

Booklet with guidelines and checklists describing research-based phonological awareness, phonics, decoding, spelling, word study, and fluency instruction. Includes tool for examining components of a reading program.

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Booklets
Booklets

Instrucción Para Comenzar a Leer: Ideas Práctica Para Padres de Familia

Spanish version of the Practical Ideas for Parents booklet. Describes specific, simple activities to support a child’s literacy at home.

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