RTI and Cultural Considerations

April 2, 2009, The IRIS Center

Leonard Baca discusses his views on RTI and the importance of addressing cultural and linguistic diversity within that approach (time: 5:15).

Questions asked of Leonard Baca in this audio:

  1. Can you talk with us for a moment about your concerns, if any, about the RTI approach?
  2. And how about the advantages of the RTI approach?
  3. What cultural aspects should teachers consider when conducting a universal screening assessment?

Leonard Baca

Leonard Baca, PhD
Director, BUENO Center for Multicultural Education
University of Colorado, Boulder

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