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The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk

This document distills the latest research findings into 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to implement in-school tutoring.

Topic: Interventions, Reading Disabilities

The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk

This document distills the latest research findings into 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to improve reading intervention. Also included is a list of research evidence supporting the recommendations.

Topic: Reading Disabilities, Interventions

National Center for Learning Disabilities

This guide provides an overview of the basic components of RTI, includes questions parents may want to ask their child's school regarding how they can get involved in the RTI process, and addresses the relation of RTI to the special education process.

Topic: Identification, Interventions, Advocacy

Doing What Works

A reading intervention teacher, uses this vocabulary chart to provide secondary students with a structure for learning word meaning. Watch the presentation in the "See How" section of the "Intensive Intervention" collection, High School Academic Literacy Intervention Class, to see her classroom in action.

Topic: Vocabulary, Interventions, Reading Disabilities

Doing What Works

A school teacher uses this template designed by Jim Burke to help students who struggle with reading get organized, motivated, and set weekly academic goals. Learn more about her approach in the presentation, High School Academic Literacy Intervention Class.

Topic: Interventions, Reading Disabilities, Dyslexia

American Institutes for Research

This is an annual report from Pennsylvania's Dyslexia Screening and Intervention pilot program.

Topic: Dyslexia, Interventions, Screening

What Works Clearinghouse

This guide offers five specific recommendations to help educators identify struggling readers and implement evidence-based strategies to promote their reading achievement.

Topic: Evidence-based, Interventions

Doing What Works

Faith Giddens, curriculum planner and testing coordinator, describes how secondary school staff collaborates to design interventions based on assessment results, team reviews of student work, and data-driven success plans. View the sample material, Planning for Student Success.

Topic: Interventions, Professional Development, Screening


People with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers can customize their experience to suit their learning style and find virtually any book they need for school, work, or the joy of reading.

Topic: Interventions

Institute of Education Sciences, Regional Education Laboratory Southeast

This tool is meant to accompany the IES rubric for evaluating instructional materials in grades K-5.

Topic: Interventions

Doing What Works

Dr. Don Deshler describes the characteristics of research-based, explicit, comprehension strategy instruction for adolescents, including modeling, scaffolding, and opportunities for practice in a variety of contexts.

Topic: Comprehension, Interventions, Reading Disabilities

Doing What Works

Principals and reading specialists are encouraged to use this tool to assess the status of their school's adolescent literacy intervention opportunities for the purpose of strengthening the school's approach.

Topic: Interventions

REL Southeast

This inforgraphic describes what variables school should consider when implementing early literacy interventions.

Topic: Beginning Reading, Interventions

The Center on Instruction

This toolkit provides activities and resources to assist practitioners in designing and delivering intensive interventions in reading and mathematics for K-12 students with significant learning difficulties and disabilities. It is based on the Center on Instruction's Intensive Interventions for Students Struggling in Reading and Mathematics: A Practice Guide.

Topic: Dyslexia, Interventions, Reading Disabilities

Doing What Works

Listen to Dr. Deshler explain why some adolescents struggle with reading and the need for reliable student assessments and qualified specialists to provide intensive and individualized interventions. He also discusses why schoolwide teacher collaboration across content areas is essential for improving outcomes for struggling readers.

Topic: Interventions, Reading Disabilities, Dyslexia