Proven Tools and Strategies This companion to our popular RTI Success focuses on successfully implementing and using the RTI model in middle school. Response to intervention allows educators to assess and meet the needs of struggling students before they have fallen too far behind. In middle school, RTI brings unique advantages, benefits, and challenges. This book provides practical, research based instructional techniques and interventions - geared especially to middle school teachers and administrators - that target and address specific needs of individual students. Included are examples of Response to Intervention strategies in diverse settings; detailed information on how co-teaching dovetails with RTI; and customizable digital templates to streamline assessment, implementation, and documentation.