RtI: Response to Intervention

RtI: Response to Intervention
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RtI: Response to Intervention
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Log in to DMAC Solutions® at https://www.dmac-solutions.net.
*Teacher passwords are automatically generated based on class roster uploads sent to DMAC. The DMAC District/
Campus Administrators can create logins for other user roles.
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Click on RtI or Student Portfolio*
*The RtI application is integrated into Student Portfolio (a free component of DMAC) to give users the
ability to access additional information related to the student. Please call DMAC at 1.866.988.6777 if
you have any questions about navigating either application.
Settings
• If you have a district-level login, you can establish settings for the application by clicking the Settings
drop-down list, or the settings icon
on the right.
• Prior to using RtI, settings should be established in the application (i.e., General Settings, Current Services,
Data Sources, Resources, and Strategies).
• Settings can be established and maintained by the following users: District Administrator, District
Manager, District User. It is recommended that only one user is identified to establish and maintain
settings for the district.
Created: 6/1/13
Reviewed:9/28/15
Revised: 9/28/15
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Navigating RtI
• The top of your screen displays Student Portfolio in
the black bar when you have entered the following
applications: Student Portfolio, RtI, PGP-I, PGPHS, and SSI. To receive detailed instructions for
the plans listed, please visit our training materials
section online for additional handouts.
• The default screen in Student Portfolio is
Student Search.
• Click the Search/Students link on the top left to
return to this screen at any time.
• If you are logged in to DMAC as
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a District/Campus Manager or User, you
may choose to modify the list of students
displayed in Student Search by
– selecting a Campus or Grade
– search for students by first/last name
(or partial names)
•
a Teacher you will be able to see the list of
students attached to them from Utilities/
Class Roster. You may search for students
by first/last name (or partial names).
Teachers may also sort by Class.
• Clicking the RtI icon will direct you to the RtI/Student Search screen in Student Portfolio. Or you may enter
RtI by choosing that application from the landing page.
• The top right of your screen will provide your account information and a grid that allows you to switch applications.
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Advanced Filters
• If you would like to see a more specific list of students, you can use the filter icon
on the top right of
the Student Search screen to select parameters such as demographics or plan-specific information to find
students.
Student Search Results
• Search results for RtI include the Student’s Last Name, First
Name, Grade, Review Date, MetStd, and RtI status.
• All students from the search appear in an alphabetical list.
The student’s performance on the most current STAAR
Assessment is seen in the MetStd R/W/M/SC/SS column.
(R=Reading Assessment W=Writing Assessment M=Math
Assessment SC=Science Assessment SS=Social Studies
Assessment)
• Clicking on the Y-N in the column provides detailed
information about the assessment (
- Passed
- Did Not pass).
• The Review Date column indicates the date the plan is
scheduled for review. This will automatically populate after a plan has been initiated.
• If there is a clipboard in the RtI plan column, a “formal” plan has been started. The edit icon in the active
column means that a note has been entered or a service selected. If nothing is entered in the student’s
plan, you will see a plus sign.
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RtI status icons:
Icon
Description
Plan - Click to view plan created for student
Create - Click to start a new plan for that student, enter a note or select a Service.
Import icon indicates that the district submitted their class roster early. This button
allows for the RtI Plan to be imported into the current year. Please call the DMAC
Helpdesk with questions at 1.866.988.6777
Modify/Edit icon indicates thats someone has entered a note or service. Click the icon
to edit the plan.
Delete icon produces the following message. Click ok if you want to delete that plan.
Note the box by “destroy plan”. (Only for administrative roles)
Restore icon allows you to reopen a previously deleted plan.
• You can view a
student’s individual
history/portfolio by
clicking on
to
the far right of their
name on the Student
Search page.
Note: This will take
you out of the RtI view
to Student Portfolio.
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Batch Operations
Note: It is not recommended to use Batch Operations to create RtI plans due to the individual nature of each plan.
• Batch Operations
allows you to perform certain operations for more than one student at a time.
• The available Batch Operations include:
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Creating plans (starting a plan - will not allow for specifics)
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Updating demographics & class schedule
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Deleting plans
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Restoring plans
• If you wish to perform a batch operation for a selected group of students, place a check mark by their
names in the Search Results screen.
• Click the batch
icon. Note: only one operation can be batched at one time.
• Select your operation from the drop-down list, and indicate if you want it performed for Selected Students,
or All Students.
• Click execute to complete the action. Repeat batch steps as needed.
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Navigating Individual Plans
• Use the icons along the top to navigate within a student’s RtI plan.
Section on
Icon
Description
Portfolio
Takes you to the student’s individual Portfolio.
Students
Quickly identify another student to view while in the individual plans for RtI.
Profile
View a pop-up box with student demographic information along with enrollment
(classes) for the current year.
Data
View a pop-up box with historical state assessment data, local assessments
through TEKScore, or TPRI/Tejas LEE.
Plans
View a pop-up box with all plans (RtI, PGP, PGP-Intervention, and SSI) for a student.
Print
Print the RtI plans for the selected student. You can also select this icon to view the
plan as a .pdf to save to your desktop.
Profile tab
The Profile tab displays the student’s demographic and enrollment information. Click
based on the most recent Class Roster upload.
to update this information
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Services Tab
• The Services tab allows the user to select and add
documentation of services for that student. (even prior
to implementing a formal RtI plan)
• To add documentation of a service, select
, choose
the service from the drop-down by checking the box.
You may choose more than one service.
• The list will populate in the window to the left.
• Note: The window to the right is an audit trail of both selection and deletion of services.
• To remove a service (no longer in use) click on
. You will be asked to justify the removal of a service. Enter
the explanation in the comment box. This will be saved in the Notes section to the left.
• The bottom portion of the window is a historical count of services received in the past. You may choose from
one of those services by selecting the green plus sign.
Plan Tab
• Choose the Plan tab to document the Introduction, Area of Focus, Health Information, Interventions,
Progress Monitoring, and Review meetings in a student’s RtI plan.
• When beginning a Plan, you see the Introduction screen for the student.
• Enter Date of meeting and Teacher Contact.
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Plan Tab Icons
Section on
Icon
Description
Add New
Allows the user to “add new” members to the list of attendees
Email
Allows the user to email any or all members from the populated list
Save
Save any changes
Add Period
Begins a new period of intervention in the plan
Delete Period
Allows the intervention period to be deleted from the plan
Charts
Click to access the Progress Monitoring Chart
• Choose add new to add members. Add members outside of the school district by manually entering their
names and information in the fields. Members that are employed by the district can be added by choosing
view class roster > Select team members > Save
• Choose save
to save the record in the RtI plan.
• Click the Area of Focus section in the tree under Introduction. Check the boxes that apply. Enter
supporting text in the Detail box. Choose save
to save the record in the RtI plan.
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• Click on Health Information to add any health information that is pertinent to a student’s RtI plan.
• Choose save
to save the information in the RtI plan.
• Choose add period
to begin documenting interventions, progress monitoring, and review meetings.
• NOTE: If a student has had a plan from a previous grade/campus that had a review decision of ‘continue’,
after selecting the plus icon, the user will be promoted with a pop-up window asking if you want to “import
the plan from that year” - you may choose Import or Cancel. If you choose Cancel, you will be directed to a
blank Intervention Period to fill in as you wish.
• Check any Files/Forms (.pdf files) that need to appear in the plan at this point. Choose save
record in the RtI plan. (These must have been previously uploaded under Files/Forms)
to save the
• Choose Interventions (from the tree - on the left) to design specific interventions.
• Enter text for Expected level of performance.
• Enter text for Length of time to reach goal. Choose save
to save text.
• Choose add new
to enter text for interventions. Complete information for specific intervention and click
save to continue. You must activate your progress monitoring chart by clicking on Include Chart. The title will
populate from the text entered under Target Area. You must label your X and Y axis at this time. Click OK.
• Note: Goal field can ONLY be a whole number. This transfers to your progress monitoring chart.
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• Depending on the Area of Focus and details, one or more interventions may be added to the plan, and will
appear in the Interventions window.
• Interventions may be edited and deleted by using the icons.
• A graph can be accessed from this screen or by clicking
to view the student’s progress monitoring data.
If you have not already activated the progress monitoring chart, you may do so here.
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• Choose Progress Monitoring to add
progress monitoring information.
• Choose add new
to enter data.
Multiple entries can be made in this area
for each period as needed.
Be sure to complete EACH field for the
item to appear on the correct progress
monitoring graph.
• Chart Value will need to be entered as a whole number. Click save.
• Progress monitoring can be edited
and deleted
progress monitoring entries by clicking add new
.
by using the icons. You can add additional
• Choose Review to complete that period of intervention. Enter Date. Choose Decision from drop-down.
• Add or edit team member data to record members present.
Required:
• Enter text for Comments. Choose save
to save data.
• You can continue to add additional periods to the student’s plan by clicking period
• Delete periods by clicking on period
.
.
• Note: You can only add a new period after a Decision has been made for the previously opened period.
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Notes, Files, Forms & Audit
Notes
Place a check mark in the Print?
field if you want the completed
form to be a part of the
student’s printed RtI file. You
may also choose to print later
using the magnifying glass to
open the window.
• Select the drop-down menu to view Notes, Files, Forms or Audit activity from ‘All’ applications, or from
only RtI.
• To add a note attached to a student’s RtI plan, click
. Select where you want the note to display by
using the drop-down option, type note and click save. Notes documented through the RtI program will
become “Read-Only” and can only be viewed with that plan through student Portfolio.
• To view all notes and their authors, click
.
• You can then edit notes by clicking
, or delete notes by clicking
. You may only edit or delete
notes that YOU authored. You may choose to print a note at this screen by clicking
.
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Files
• To add a file (or attachment) to a student’s RtI plan choose Files, click
. Select where you want the file
to be attached by using the drop-down option, select your file (must be saved as a .pdf), and click save.
If desired, you can rename your file before clicking save. The attachment may be labeled from a Data
Source in RtI.
• You may view any file by clicking
on screen.
> view the list > choose file > choose print or choose
to view
Forms
• Note: Your district must purchase the FormWorks® software to attach custom online forms that can be
filled out for individual students.
• Select Forms to complete a form and attach to a student’s record. Click
.
• Select where you would like to attach the completed form by using the drop-down menu.
• Select Template drop-down to choose form. Note: Templates must first be established and created
within the FormWorks application for them to be available.
• Complete the online Form and click save. If there is an approval path for the form, you will need to take
appropriate action. See the top of the form.
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Audit
• To view activity in a student’s RtI plan, select Audit.
• If you select RtI from the drop-down list, an audit trail of the student’s RtI plan (listed in reverse
chronological order) will appear for the plan year. Use the drop-down to view all activity.
• Columns viewed in these pop-up boxes are sortable by clicking column headers.
• Note: You cannot add records in the Audit section. These are generated automatically; however, you can
view them in more detail by clicking
.
For additional training and assistance, please contact your DMAC regional contact or call 1-866-988-6777.
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