Must Reads

Implementing Response-to-Intervention in Elementary and Secondary Schools: Procedures to Assure Scientific-Based Practices
By Kimberly Gibbons
CRC Press
The authors present a guide for implementing a school-wide RtI model, from assessment and decision-making to Tiers I, II, and III interventions. This book is a practical, hands-on guide to facilitating an integrative RtI model, and it includes a companion CD with a wealth of examples of forms, checklists, reports, and progress monitoring materials.

Technology Application Competencies for K-12 Teachers
By Irene Chen, Jane Thielemann
Idea Group Inc (IGI)
Aids preservice and current teachers, graduate students, technology specialists, and teacher educators to better understand methods of integrating technology into their curricula. This authoritative text answers the demand for cutting-edge practical knowledge of technological principles to be applied in the planning, organization, delivery, and evaluation of instruction in today's classroom.

Evaluating Electronic Portfolios in Teacher Education
By Pete Adamy, Adamy, Milman, Natalie B. Milman
A series of essays written by academics examining new assessment strategies. Topics include: framing the research on technology and student learning in science, social studies, English during an era of changing literacy standards, and accessible technologies for students with mild disabilities.