EDUC 648 Math Assessment for Response to Intervention (RtI)

Online Course 2 semester hours graduate credit
Instructor: Sara Turansky

Fall: Choose one:
September 5 - October 14, 2017
October 9 - November 17, 2017

Tuition, Due Dates, and Registration

What You Will Learn

How to select and use assessment tools in mathematics to identify learning problems, monitor student progress, and to implement Response to Intervention practices.

Who Should Enroll

  • Math specialists
  • Math coaches
  • Mathematics resource teachers
  • Math interventionists
  • Elementary, middle school, and high school math teachers
  • Title I math teachers
  • Special education teachers
  • School psychologists

You may enroll in this course to meet your goals for

  • professional development
  • continuing education refresher course
  • license renewal
  • graduate credits
  • transfer to another university.

If you need a copy of the syllabus for your district to approve enrollment in the class, email: Online Professional Development
Phone: 715-232-2693

This is one of the required courses for individuals pursuing the Math Specialist Certificate and is an approved electives in the Master of Science in Education degree program.

Course Description

Principles of using universal screeners and curriculum-based measures (CBMs) to assess student performance in mathematics. Use of assessment tools in mathematics to identify learning problems, to monitor student growth, and to implement Response to Intervention practices.


An e-textbook is included with the tuition, and you will access the e-textbook after you login to the course.

Hosp, M. K., Hosp, J. L., & Howell, K. W. (2016). The ABCs of CBM: A practical guide to curriculum-based measurement. (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Press. 

No travel to campus required.

  • Participate 24/7 from your home or work computer during hours that are best for your work and family schedule.
  • The class is highly interactive with a significant discussion component.
  • All discussion postings, projects, and assignments will be submitted via the course discussion board and Dropbox.
  • Activities are conducted according to a schedule with specific due dates each week.
  • There are no required "live" chat sessions.
  • This is not a self-paced class.

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Our Students Say. . .

"This is the first time I have enrolled in an online course, and this positive experience motivates me to enroll in additional online courses in the future."

"It can be difficult to find education courses that are designed to help math teachers, and this course obviously accomplished that. "

"I enjoyed the readings and applying the lessons to actual tasks like administering the CBMs to a live volunteer and the practice scoring, graphing and analyzing the results."

"I thought the assignments were great. They were not busy work and provided a great example of how to use the assessments in our classrooms."

"I appreciated the up-to-date information on RtI in Math with connections to the latest research."


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School of Education
Email: Online Professional Development
University of Wisconsin - Stout
Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: 715-232-2693


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